Dr. KANIALAL MANECKLAL MUNSHI
Governor of UP
 B.A., LL.B., D.LITT., LL.D., FELLOW  OF THE UNIVERSITIES OF BOMBAY AND BARODA
 

 

Born on 30th December, 1887. Educated at Baroda College, Practised  as advocate in the Bombay High Court, 1913.

KANIALAL MANECKLAL MUNSHI

Term of Office

02-06-1952

to

09-06-1957

            Has the unique distinction of being the Founder President of the Bharatiya Vidya Bhawan, 1938. Was member of the Legislative Assembly, Bombay, 1927-46 ;  Member  Working Committee of the Indian National Congress 1930 ; A.I.C.C. 1930-1936 and 1947 ; actively associated with the Freedom Movement and courted imprisonment a number of times; Member Constituent Assembly of India and of its Drafting Committee Parliament. 1947-52 ; Secretary Congress Parliamentry Board, 1934; Home Minister Government of Bombay, 1937-39; Agent General to the Government of India, Hyderbad ,1948 ; Chairman, Institute of Agriculture, Anand, since 1951. Has been Trustee of the Birla Education Trust and Other Trusts, since 1948; Union Minister for Food and Agriculture, 1950-52 ; Chairman Sanskrit Vishwa Parishad, since 1951; Executive Chairman, of the Indian law Institute, 1957-60

 
Publications-Author of over 50 books in Gujarati. Books in English : Gujarat and its literature ; Bhagwat Gita and Modern Life ; Saga of Indian Sculpture ; End of an Era - Hyderabad memoirs ; Warnings of History ; Krishnavatara etc.