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]