BANERJEE, SHRI S. M., [Ind., (C.P.I. Supported)] U.P. Kanpur—1971, Son of Shri P. M. Banerjee; b. at Ambala Cantt., August 31, 1919; ed. at C. B. High School, Ambala Cantt.; and Cambridge Academy, Banaras; m. to Smt. Deepika Banerjee, December 10, 1945, s. 1; Trade Unionist; sympathiser of Communist Party of India; took active part in Defence Workers strike in 1947; arrested and convicted for 3 months; took active part in 1955 in 80 days strike of Textile workers in Kanpur and remained in Jail for one month and 20 days; dismissed from service from H. & S. Factory, Kanpur after the strike on January 27, 1956; sent to jail again in connection with Lal Imli Workers’ agitation in 1957; took active part in 1960 and also in 1968 Central Government strikes and was sent to jail; Took active part during State Government Employees’ strike in 1967 in U.P. and was sent to jail; Member, (1) All India P. & T. Council; (2) Telephone Advisory Council, Kanpur; (3) Divisional Northern Railway Council; President (1) All India Defence Employees’ Federation; (2) Government of India Press Workers’ Federation; (3) All India Linemen and Class IV Union; (4) U.P., M.E.S. Workers Union; (5) Provident Fund Employees’ Union, Kanpur; (6) Federation of P.T.I. Employees Union; (7) Ordnance Equipment Factory Employees Union, Kanpur; Vice-President; All India Insurance Employees Union; Member, Second Lok Sabha, 1957-62; Third Lok Sabha, 1962-67; Fourth Lok Sabha, 1967-1970.
Hobby.—Study of the old culture of India.
Favourite pastime and recreation.—Reading Literature.
Special interests.—Classical Music and fine arts.
Sports and Clubs.—Cricket, Table-tennis and Chess; Member, of Bengal Club, Kanpur.
Travels abroad.—Germany, Switzerland and Czechoslovakia.
Permanent address.—15/268, Civil Lines, Kanpur.