Smt. Ammu Swaminadhan Member of Parliament (MP) from Dindigul (Madras) Biodata

Name of Member: Smt. Ammu Swaminadhan

Political Party: Congress

Constituency & State: Dindigul (Madras)

Lok Sabha Experience: 1

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SWAMINADHAN, SHRIMATI AMMU, Cong. (Madras— Dindigul—1952): D. of Shri P. Govinda Menon: B. at Anakara (South Malabar), April 4, 1894; ed. privately; m. Dr. S. Swaminadhan, October 31, 1908; 2 S. and 2 D.; Member, Indian National Congress, from 1930; Elected Member, Madras Corporation, 1934—39; Connected with several Social Organisations in Madras working for the welfare and education of women and children; Ex-President, Women’s Indian Association; Founder-Member, All India Women’s Conference; Elected Member, Central Legislative Assembly, 1945; Member, Constituent Assembly of India; Member, Provisional Parliament; Attended International Women’s Conference on Peace and Freedom at Washington in 1940 as Guest Delegate, Attended the same Conference in 1950 at Copenhagen (Denmark); Member, Goodwill Mission sent by the Government of India to Ethiopia, 1948; Delegate to the U.N. Economic and Social Council at Geneva in 1949 and 1950; Travelled widely in Europe, America, Indonesia, Japan and Middle East.

Hobby: Gardening.

Special interest: Reading.

Favourite pastime: Tennis, Riding and Driving Car.

Permanent address: Gilchrist Gardens, Chetput, Madras.


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