Nama Nageswara Rao

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Nama Nageswara Rao
MP
In office
2009-present
Preceded byRenuka Chowdhury
Personal details
Born(1957-03-15)15 March 1957
Balapala, Andhra Pradesh
Spouse(s)Chinnamma
Children3; 2 sons and 1 daughter
 
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Nama Nageswara Rao
MP
In office
2009-present
Preceded byRenuka Chowdhury
Personal details
Born(1957-03-15)15 March 1957
Balapala, Andhra Pradesh
Spouse(s)Chinnamma
Children3; 2 sons and 1 daughter

Nama Nageswara Rao (born 15 March 1957 in Balapala, Khammam, Andhra Pradesh[1]) is an Indian politician, and a member of the 15th Lok Sabha of India.

Before becoming a member of the Lok Sabha, Nageswara Rao ran the infrastructure company Madhucon Projects.[2] When he was a candidate for the Lok Sabha in 2009, he had total assets worth over Rp 1.73 billion ($38.4 million, £23.3 million), making him the wealthiest candidate.[3] and is a good business man of Andhra Pradesh.[citation needed]

Nageswara Rao had stood for election in 2004 for the Khammam constituency, but lost to the incumbent Renuka Chowdary by over 100,000 votes.[4]

In May 2009, Nageswara Rao was elected to the Lok Sabha to represent the Khammam constituency, with a majority of 124,949 votes from Khammam constituency defeating Union Minister Renuka Chowdhary.[5]

Nageswara Rao was unanimously elected Telugu Desam Parliamentary Party leader at a meeting held in the presence of the party president N. Chandrababu Naidu in May 2009.[6]

Nageswara Rao is married to Nama Chinnamma, and has two sons and a daughter.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Nama Nageswara Rao. "Detailed Profile: Shri Nama Nageswara Rao". Government of India. Retrieved 31 May 2011. 
  2. ^ M. Somasekhar (15 April 2009). "AP Inc on political expansion mode". Business Line (The Hindu Group). Retrieved 31 May 2011. 
  3. ^ "Most LS contestants ‘crorepatis’". The Hindu (The Hindu Group). 10 April 2009. Retrieved 31 May 2011. 
  4. ^ Sreenivas Janyala (17 May 2009). "Cong wins 34 of the 42 seats in Andhra, TDP gets only 6". The Indian Express (Indian Express Group). Retrieved 31 May 2011. 
  5. ^ "Congress improves tally in Khammam". The Hindu (The Hindu Group). 17 May 2009. Retrieved 31 May 2011. 
  6. ^ "Nama Nageswara Rao elected TDPP leader". The Hindu (The Hindu Group). 23 May 2009. Retrieved 31 May 2011.