Online edition of India's National Newspaper
Tuesday, May 26, 2009
ePaper | Mobile/PDA Version
Front Page |
Tamil Nadu |
Andhra Pradesh |
New Delhi |
Other States |
Advts: Retail Plus | Classifieds | Jobs |
Photo op: Governor N.D. Tiwari and Chief Minister Y.S. Rajasekhara Reddy with newly sworn-in Ministers S. Vijayarama Raju, P. Laxmaiah, K. Rosaiah, D. Sridhar Babu, Anam Ramnarayan Reddy, M.Venkata Ramana Rao and J. Krishna Rao. (Right) Women Ministers Sabita Indira Reddy, Sunitha Lakshma Reddy, J. Geetha Reddy, G. Aruna Kumari, K. Surekha and D.K. Aruna in a jubilant mood after the swearing-in ceremony at Raj Bhavan in Hyderabad on Monday.
A veteran of five decades standing in political life, 76-year-old Mr. Rosaiah was nominated to the Legislative Council for the fourth time in 2009 and is the lone representative of the Council in the Cabinet.
Gade Venkata Reddy
Senior most member in the present Legislative Assembly and a law graduate, he was first elected to the Assembly from Parchur in 1967. Seventy-year-old Mr. Reddy was a Minister in the Vijayabhaskar Reddy Cabinet besides a member of the Delimitation Committee.
D. Sridhar Babu
Son of former Speaker D. Sripada Rao, he won from Manthani segment thrice since 1999. Married to IAS officer Sailaja, Mr. Sridhar Babu, who is set to be one of the youngest Ministers at 38, was Karimnagar DCC president for two terms.
A staunch loyalist of Chief Minister Y.S. Rajasekhara Reddy, he was elected to the Lok Sabha from Bobbili in 1999.
A two-time MLA from Sayampet constituency, she emerged victorious from Parkal constituency in Warangal district in the recent elections. A first-time member in the Cabinet, 44-year-old Ms. Surekha held various positions including the Treasurer of the CLP.
President of the APCC Scheduled Tribes cell, Mr. Balaraju trounced a formidable opponent in G. Demudu from Paderu Assembly constituency.
A B. Ed graduate, Viswaroop (47) has silenced his critics by emerging victorious in spite of change in constituency from Mummidivaram to Amalapuram. Given berth under Mala caste quota in the Cabinet, Mr. Vishwaroop was active in district politics for almost three decades.
A former chairman of Kadapa Municipality and president of the District Wakf Board, Mr. Ahmadullah is the only minority community member in the present Cabinet. He is MLA for the second time.
A three-time legislator, twice elected from Asifnagar in 1994 and 1999, Danam Nagender is the newly-elected member from Khairatabad, after its reconstitution under delimitation.
Jupally Krishna Rao
Elected three times to the Assembly from Kollapur in Mahabubnagar district, Rao (54) makes his debut in the Cabinet.
Silpa Mohan Reddy
Another newcomer to the State Cabinet, Mohan Reddy (49) represents the Nandyal constituency in Kurnool district. A realtor, he belongs to Kondasunkesula. He was elected to the Assembly for the first time in 2004.
Komatireddy Venkata Reddy
Yet another three-time legislator to be made a Minister for the first time, Reddy (46) has been winning from Nalgonda since 1999.
M. Mukesh Goud
Fifty-year-old Goud retains the ministerial post he held since April 26, 2007. A former corporator, he represents the newly-created Goshamahal constituency in Hyderabad.
Podduturi Sudarshan Reddy
Born on August 2, 1950, in Siranpally village of Navipet mandal in Nizamabad district Sudarshan Reddy was elected MLA from Bodhan twice, in 1999 and 2004.
P. Sabita Indra Reddy
Hailing from Kotabasupally village in Tandur mandal of Ranga Reddy district and born on May 5, 1963, was first elected MLA from Chevella in 2000 and since 2004, has handled the portfolios of Mines & Geology, Infrastructure & Investment and Handlooms & Textiles.
Fifty-year-old civil engineering graduate C. Damodar Rajanarasimha was first elected MLA from Andhole in 1989, 2004 and has been a Minister for school education.
Vakiti Sunitha Reddy
Three time MLA since 1999, Vakiti Sunitha Reddy, elected from Narasapur Assembly constituency, was born on April 5, 1968.
J. Geetha Reddy
The 62-year-old medical practitioner has been a Minister in the Cabinets of former Chief Ministers K. Vijayabhaskara Reddy and Marri Channa Reddy and since 2004, in Chief Minister Y.S. Rajasekhara Reddy’s Cabinet. She represents Zaheerabad.
Dharmana Prasada Rao
Fifty two year old Rao is a fifth-time MLA from Srikakulam and was Revenue Minister in the previous Cabinet of Y.S. Rajasekhara Reddy. He represented Narsannapet Assembly constituency thrice and shifted to Srikakulam in 2004.
Four-time MLA from Jangaon in Warangal district, 65-year-old Mr. Laxmaiah was Major Irrigation Minister in the previous Cabinet of Y.S. Rajasekhara Reddy. He is a graduate of Mechanical Engineering from Osmania University and served in various engineering firms in US for a decade.
The 52-year-old strongman from Guntur is a five-time MLA. He held the portfolios of Cooperation and Transport in the previous cabinet. He was an ABVP activist in his student days.
Second time MLA, 44-year-old Parthsarathi is son of a former MP Pedareddaiah. He won by 177 votes from Penamaluru constituency and is an engineering graduate.
P. Ramachandra Reddy
Representing Punganuru Assembly constituency in Chittoor district, Dr. Reddy is a Ph.D.
Galla Aruna Kumari
Sixty-two-year-old wife of an industrialist, she is the four-time MLA from Chandragiri Assembly constituency in Chittoor district. She is the daughter of a former Congress MP Rajagopal Naidu.
Vatti Vasant Kumar
A second time MLA from Ungutur in West Godavari district, 50 year old Kumar resigned his job as a lecturer in commerce in Andhra University to join politics.
D. K. Aruna
Two-time MLA, representing Gadwal constituency of Mahbubnagar district, is the first time Minister. Wife of former MLA D.K.Bharathsimha Reddy, 49-year-old Aruna was earlier in Samajwadi Party.
Anam Ramnarayan Reddy
Ramanarayan Reddy, 56, hails from Nellore and is a law graduate. Elected for the fifth time to the Assembly, he began his political career with TDP as MLA in 1983 and 1985 and was R&B Minister in the N.T.Rama Rao Cabinet in 1989.
Balineni Srinivasa Reddi
Forty-six-year-old Srinivasa Reddi, who performed a hat-trick by winning from Ongole Assembly constituency in the latest election, was State Youth Congress president and as DCC president.
He represents Paleru in the recent election. He grew from the level of sarpanch of Pathalingala and served as PCC secretary and organising secretary.
Pilli Subash Chandra Bose
Fifty eight year old B ose was the Social Welfare Minister in the last cabinet and was elected to the Assembly for the third time from Ramachandrapuram constituency of East Godavari district.
S. Vijayarama Raju
Forest Minister in the last Cabinet, Raju was elected from Pathapatnam of Srikakulam in 2009 elections after delimitation.
Mopidevi Venkata Ramana Rao
Forty-four-old Mr. Rao was Minister for Ports, Airports, was elected from Repalle in Guntur this time after delimitation.
Dokka Manikya Vara Prasada Rao
Forty-seven-year-old Prasad was elected to the Assembly for the second time from Tadikonda in Guntur district.
Neelakantapuram Raghuveera Reddy
Having won from Madakasira Assembly constituency in Anantapur district thrice, in 1989, 1999 and 2004, he has won from Kalyandurg this time.
Fifty-three-year-old commerce graduate, Mr. Satyanarayana has been re-elected from Achanta Assembly constituency. He is known loyalist of the Chief Minister.
Front Page |
Tamil Nadu |
Andhra Pradesh |
New Delhi |
Other States |
The Hindu Group: Home | About Us | Copyright | Archives | Contacts | Subscription
Group Sites: The Hindu | The Hindu ePaper | Business Line | Business Line ePaper | Sportstar | Frontline | Publications | eBooks | Images | Ergo | Home |
Copyright © 2009, The
Hindu. Republication or redissemination of the contents of
this screen are expressly prohibited without the written consent of