Smt. Sangam Laxmi Bai Member of Parliament (MP) from Medak (Andhra Pradesh) Biodata

Name of Member: Smt. Sangam Laxmi Bai

Political Party: Congress

Constituency & State: Medak (Andhra Pradesh)

Lok Sabha Experience: 2,3,4

4th Lok Sabha
Members Bioprofile

LAXMI BAI, SHRIMATl SANGAM, B.A., Cong., (Andhra Pradesh—Medak—1967): d. of Shri D. Ramiah; b. at Vill. Chatkesar, Distt. Hyderabad July 27, 1911; ed. at Karve University, Sharda Niketan and College of Arts, Madras; widow of late Shri Durga Prasad Yadav; full time social and public worker; entered politics by boycotting Simon Commission during student life; took active part in Salt Satyagraha and courted imprisonment for one year in 1930-31; Founder-Member and Hony. Secretary, Indira Seva Sadan (Orphanage), Radhika Maternity Home, Vasu Shishu Vihar and Masetti Hanumanthu Gupta High School, Hyderabad; worked as in-charge, Acharya Bhave’s first Paidal Yatra in Telengana; President, Hyderabad Yadava Mahajana Samaajam; Vice-President, (1) All India Students Conference in her student days; (2) Hyderabad Food-Council: (3) Andhra Yuvti Mandali; Treasurer, State Social Welfare Advisory Board. Andhra Pradesh; Convener, Women’s Congress in Hyderabad Pradesh Congress Committee; Member, (1) Central Advisory Board for Education, Government of India, for two years; (2) Governing Body, Raja Bahadur Venkataram Reddy College; (3) Hyderabad Pradesh Backward Classes Federation; (4) Welfare Extension Project, Hyderabad; (5) Executive Committee. Hyderabad Bhoodan Committee; (6) Andhra Vidya Mahila Sangam for 18 years; (7) Executive of the Pradesh Congress Committee for a few years; (8) All India Congress Committee; (9) Andhra Pradesh Legislative Assembly, 1952-57; (10) Second Lok Sabha, 1957-62 and (11) Third Lok Sabha, 1962-67; Deputy Minister of Education, Andhra Pradesh, February, 1954 to October, 1956.

Social activities:   Organising constructive programmes such as Bhoodan, Sampatidan, Shramdan, training camps for village women, conducting Charkha Sangh, propagation of adult education, opening of orphanages for destitute women and children, etc.

Hobbies:  Reading of Gandhian and Nehru literature, painting and drawing in water colour.

Favourite pastime and recreation:  Horticulture and kitchen gardening.

Special interests:  Uplift of destitute women and orphan children, village uplift and active participation in, Sarvodaya programmes.

Accomplishments in letters, art and science:  Gold Medalist in Fine Arts, short story writer and Vidushi (Pandit) from Sharda Niketan.

Publications:  “Na Anubhavamulu”  (Telugu).

Permanent Address:  Indira Seva Sadnam, Saidabad, Hyderabad (A.P.).


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