Biographical Sketch
Member of Parliament
Father's Name : Shri Subudhikishan Date of Birth : 14 May 1941 Place of Birth : Nalagandla (Andhra Pradesh) Marital Status : Married on 18 July 1979 Spouse's Name : Smt. Laxmi Children : Two sons and one daughter Educational Qualifications :
M.B.B.S. Educated at Institute of Medical Sciences, Osmania and Medical College, Hyderabad (Andhra Pradesh)
Profession :
Agriculturist Permanent Address :
8-2-589/7, Banjara Hills, Road No. 8, Hyderabad-500001 (Andhra Pradesh) Positions Held :
1971Elected to Lok Sabha (Fifth) 1977Re-elected to Lok Sabha (Sixth) 1978-80 and since 1989General Secretary, P.C.C.(I), Andhra Pradesh 1980Elected to Lok Sabha (Seventh) for the third time Member, Committee on Petitions June 1980 - Feb. 1983Union Deputy Minister, Railways Nov. 1981 - Feb. 1983Union Deputy Minister, Education and Social Welfare Feb. 1983 - Feb. 1984Union Deputy Minister, Information and Broadcasting and Parliamentary Affairs Feb. 1984 - Oct. 1984Union Deputy Minister, Works and Housing, Sports and Department of Parliamentary Affairs 1989Elected to Lok Sabha (Ninth) for the fourth time Jan. 1990-Aug. 1990Member, Committee of Privileges May 1990-91Member, Public Accounts Committee 1990-91Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Defence 1991Elected to Lok Sabha (Tenth) for the fifth time June 1991-Jan. 1993Union Minister of State, Railways April 1992-May 1996Union Minister of State, Defence and Parliamentary Affairs 1996Elected to Lok Sabha (Eleventh) for the sixth time Social and Cultural Activities :
Upliftment of the poor and the weak; Chairman, (i) Taluk Cooperative Marketing Society; and (ii) Andhra Pradesh State Financial Corporation, 1990-91; Director, District Cooperative Society
Favourite Pastime and Recreation :
Reading Sports and Clubs :
Cricket and golf Countries visited :
Australia, Canada, U.K., U.S.A.; Member, Indian Parliamentary Delegation to Australia, 1984
Other Information :
Started movement for separate Telengana in January 1969; arrested several times including twice under Preventive Detention Act
Election Result :
Mahbubnagar Lok Sabha constituency Total electorate 12,43,625 Total votes polled 7,44,665 Votes polled in favour of the first four leading candidates: (1) Dr. Mallikarjun (I.N.C.) 2,59,875 (2) Shri D.K. Aruna (T.D.P.) 2,54,377 (3) Shri R. Ravindranath Reddy (B.J.P.) 1,25,952 (4) Shri A.P. Jitender Reddy [N.T.R.T.D.P. (LP)] 53,594