S. K. Amin

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Seetharam K Amin
Photograph of Mr. Amin.jpg
Member of the Mysore Legislative Assembly
for Udupi
In office
1967–1972
Personal details
Born(1917-06-06)June 6, 1917
Mangalore, Karnataka
DiedSeptember 13, 1995(1995-09-13) (aged 78)
Mangalore, Karnataka
Political partyIndian National Congress
Other political
affiliations
Congress (O)

Seetharam Koosayya Amin (6 June 1917 – 13 September 1995) was an Indian freedom fighter and Congress politician who was active in the fisherfolk cooperative movement.

Biography[edit]

In 1954 he helped establish the Udupi District Co-operative Fish Marketing Federation.[1] In the 1967 Mysore Legislative Assembly election he successfully contested the Udupi constituency with 33.35% of the vote.[2] In the 1972 Assembly election he contested the seat of Mangalore I for the Indian National Congress (Organisation), placing fourth with 14.52% of the vote.[3] In 1990, he received Karnataka's second highest civilian award, the Rajyotsava Prashasthi, for services to the state's co-operative movement.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "About Us". Fishmark Mangalore. SK and Udupi District Co-op. Fish Marketing Federation Ltd. Retrieved 13 June 2021.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: url-status (link)
  2. ^ "Statistical Report on General Election, 1967 to the Legislative Assembly of Mysore". Election Commission of India. Retrieved 13 June 2021.
  3. ^ "Statistical Report on General Election, 1972 to the Legislative Assembly of Mysore". Election Commission of India. Retrieved 13 June 2021.
  4. ^ "Rajyotsava Awards". Government of Karnataka. Archived from the original on 11 June 2021. Retrieved 13 June 2021.