Sixteenth Lok Sabha
Members Bioprofile
Pusapati, Shri Ashok Gajapathi Raju
Constituency   : Vizianagaram (Andhra Pradesh)
Party Name     : Telugu Desam Party(TDP)
Email Address : agajapathiraju[DOT]p[AT]sansad[DOT]nic[DOT]in

Father's Name Shri P. Vijayarama Gajapathi Raju
Mother's Name Smt. Kusum Madagavkar
Date of Birth 26 Jun 1951
Place of Birth Chennai, Tamil Nadu
Marital Status Married
Date of Marriage 24 May 1973
Spouse's Name Smt. P. Suneela Gajapathi Raju
No.of Daughters 2
Educated at Hyderabad Public School, Hyderabad; Scindia School Gwalior; and Krishna College, Vizag
Profession Agriculturist
Permanent Address
Bungalow No.5, Cantonment,
Vizianagaram-535003, Andhra Pradesh
Tel : (08922) 276196
Fax : (08922) 232484
Present Address
2, Tughlak Road,
New Delhi-110011
Telefax : (011) 23794903
Positions Held
1978 - 2014 Member, Andhra Pradesh Legislative Assembly (Seven Terms)
1983 - 1985 Cabinet Minister, Commercial Taxes, Govt. of Andhra Pradesh
1985 - 1989 Cabinet Minister, Excise, Govt. of Andhra Pradesh
1994 - 1999 Cabinet Minister, Commercial Taxes and Finance and Legislative Affairs, Govt. of Andhra Pradesh
1999 - 2004 Minister for Revenue, Govt. of Andhra Pradesh
May, 2014 Elected to 16th Lok Sabha
27 May 2014 - 10 March 2018 Union Cabinet Minister, Civil Aviation
1 Sept. 2018 onwards Member, Standing Committee on Home Affairs

Special Interests
Energy conservation methods, child education, Universal Immunisation and promoting sports
Favourite Pastime and Recreation
Reading books and gardening
Sports and Clubs
Member : Secunderabad Club and Madras, Gymkhana Club
Countries Visited
Hong Kong (Special Administrative Region of the People`s Republic of China), Malaysia, Singapore and U.S.A.

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