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Kamalendumati Shah

Kamalendumati Shah
Died15 July 1999
Social worker
Known forParliamentary politics
Social activism
AwardsPadma Bhushan
K. K. Chettur shaking hands with Katsuo Okazaki - signing the Indo-Japanese Treaty of Peace in Tokyo ((L. to R.) T. Subrahmanyam, K. Raghuramaiah, Nardeo Snatak, K. C. Sharma, Rajendra Prasad, Kamalendu Mati Shah, R. S. Rao, Atma Singh Namdhari and K. N. Desai)

Kamalendumati Shah (died 1999) was an Indian politician, social worker and a member of Indian Parliament. Hailing from the Tehri Garhwal district of the present day Uttarakhand,[1] she was known to have been active in parliamentary politics.[2] The Government of India awarded her the third highest civilian honour of the Padma Bhushan, in 1958, for her contributions to society.[3] She died on 15 July 1999 succumbing to brain cancer.[4]


  1. ^ "Tehri Tehri dam and some of the city's ever-memorable personality". Tehri Hydro Development Corporation. 2016. Retrieved 4 March 2016.
  2. ^ Joginder Kumar Chopra (1993). Women in the Indian Parliament: A Critical Study of Their Role. Mittal Publications. p. 497. ISBN 9788170995135.
  3. ^ "Padma Awards" (PDF). Ministry of Home Affairs, Government of India. 2016. Archived from the original (PDF) on 15 November 2014. Retrieved 3 January 2016.
  4. ^ "Subject : Probate" (PDF). High Court of Delhi. 2006. Retrieved 4 March 2016.