7th Lok Sabha
Members Bioprofile

BODDEPALLI, SHRI RAJAGOPALA RAO  [Congress (1)—Andhra Pradesh, Srikakulam, 1980]  s. of Shri B. Sitaramaswamy; b. at Akkulapeta, Amadalavalasa P.O. Srikakulum District, March 15, 1924; ed at Vijayanagaram College and Pachippa College, Madras, studied upto graduation; m. Smt. Seetamma; 2 s. and 1 d.; Agriculturist; President, (i) Panchayati Board, 1948, (ii) Cooperative Sugar Factory, Amadalavalasa, 1956-64 and again since 1969, and (iii) Co-operative Central Bank Ltd.. Srikakulam, for 8 years: Director, State Co-operative Bank, Hyderabad for 6 years; Member, (i) District Board, 1950, land (ii) Andhra Pradesh State Electricity Board for 3 years; Member, (i) First Lok Sabha, 1952-57, (ii) Second Lok Sabha, 1957-62, (iii) Third Lok Sabha 1962—67, (iv) Fifth Lok Sabha, 1971—77, and (v) Sixth Lok Sabha 1977-79 and its Petitions Committee.  

Social activities:  President, Nataraj Kala Samithi, Srikakulam. 

Special interests:  Fishermen and tribal welfare. 

Sports and clubs:  Swimming; Member, Waltair Club. 

Travels abroad:  Japan, USSR, Italy, France, Germany, U.K. and U.S.A. 

Permanent address:  Akkulapeta, via Amadalavalasa P.O., Srikakulam District, Andhra Pradesh.