Smt. Uma Nehru Member of Parliament (MP) from Sitapur (Uttar Pradesh) Biodata

Name of Member: Smt. Uma Nehru

Political Party: Congress

Constituency & State: Sitapur (Uttar Pradesh)

Lok Sabha Experience: 1,2

Second Lok Sabha
Members Bioprofile

NEHRU, SHRIMATI UMA, Cong., (Uttar Pradesh— Sitapur—1957): D. of Pandit Niranjan Nath Hukku; B. Agra, March 8, 1884; ed. at St. Mary’s Convent, Hubli (Karnatak); m. Pandit Shamlal Nehru February 14, 1901; 1 D.; Social worker; Founder, All India Women’s Conference, Allahabad; President, Lucknow Branch, All India Women’s Conference; Member, Allahabad P.C.C. President, Town Congress Committee, Allahabad; Member, U.P. Legislative Assembly; President, Congress Provincial Women’s Committee; President, Congress Credentials Committee; During civil disobedience movement, was Dictator of the Provincial Congress; Member, Home Rule League; Secretary, Crosthwaite Girls Intermediate College, Allahabad; Was Member, Allahabad Municipal Board; Was Chairman, Municipal Education Committee, Allahabad; Hony. Director, Refugee Works, Uttar Pradesh; Editor, ‘Shri Darpan and ‘Maryada‘: President of various women’s clubs; Working throughout life for emancipation of women; Several times suffered imprisonment during non-co-operation movement; Knows Hindi, English and Urdu; Member, First Lok Sabha, 1952-57.

Accomplishment in art: English music (Piano).

Hobbies : Knitting, gardening and music. 

Special interests: Reading and writing.

Favourite pastime and recreation : Spinning and fancy-work.

Sports : Badminton.

Publications : Mother India and Bipta in Hindi.

Travels abroad : China.

Permanent address : 8, Barrow Road, Lucknow, U.P.

[Voting results at the Election:

Electorate : 9,26,313

Shrimati Uma Nehru ..            1,62,544

Shri Bolanath Vakil ..              1,34,938

Shri Mahadev Prashad Misra .. 1,08,444]

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