- MP of 1st Lok Sabha, Affiliated to Indian National Congress serving Bangalore South (KA) Lok Sabha Constituency
MADIAH GOWDA, T., B.A., LL.B., Cong. (Mysore-Bangalore South—1952): S. of Shri Anke Gowda; B. Thimmasandra Village, Channapatna Taluk, March 17, 1896; ed. at Government Middle School and Government High School, Channapatna, Central College, Bangalore and Law College, Poona; m. Shrimati Sharadamma, 1935; 3 D.; Advocate; Served Mysore University Council, University Senate, Secondary Education Board, School Board of Adult Education Council, Rural Development Committees, Co-operative Societies and Seminars, Agricultural and Experimental Union, Sir M. Visweswariah's Rural Industrialising Scheme activities and Cottage Industries; Served Mysore Representative Assembly, Legislative Council, Mysore Constituent Assembly, Mysore Legislative Assembly; Served Ramanagram Town Municipal Council, Bangalore District Board, Bangalore Local Education Board; President, Mysore State Adult Education Council from 1947; District Scout Commissioner, Bangalore Rural District; Chairman, Bangalore District Rural Development Committee; Member, Taluk and District Congress Committee;
Hobbies: Scouting and Rural Propaganda work.
Special interest: Education and Rural Development.
Favourite pastime: Visiting and studying centres of social activities Recreation: Folk-Arts.
Permanent address: Thimmasandra, channapatana taluk, Ramanagaram district.