Adhur Shanker Alva
|Member of Parliament|
|Preceded by||K. R. Achar|
|Succeeded by||Cheppudira Muthana Poonacha|
|Born||22 April 1906|
Adhur, Kasaragod Taluka, Madras Presidency
|Political party||Indian National Congress|
|Children||Somashekar Alva, Vajra, Veda Shetty|
Adhur Shanker Alva (born 22 April 1906, death 1977) was an Indian politician, lawyer and Member of Parliament who represented the Mangalore Constituency in the 3rd Lok Sabha. He was a member of Indian National Congress.
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Alva was born in an affluent Tulu speaking Bunt family of landlords. He completed his education at St. Aloysius College (Mangalore) and Madras Law College earning the degrees of B.A. and L.L.B. A widower through much of his life. He raised four children as a single parent. Apart from being a politician he was a lawyer practicing in Mangalore and was a member of various social cultural and sporting organizations.
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- "Members Bioprofile". loksabhaph.nic.in. Retrieved 14 February 2021.