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Dr Bonthu Rammohan (born 5 July 1973)[citation needed] is an Indian politician from the state of Telangana and the current Mayor of Hyderabad.[1] He belongs to the Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) party.[2] Bonthu has become the first mayor of Hyderabad after the formation of Telangana.[3]

Dr Bonthu Rammohan
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H W Mayor of Hyderabad
Assumed office
11 February 2016
Preceded byMohammad Majid Hussain
Personal details
Born5 July 1973 (age 44), Warangal, Telangana, India
Political partyTelangana Rashtra Samithi
ResidenceHyderabad, Telangana, India
Alma materOsmania University

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Early lifeEdit

Bonthu was born in the village of Amanagal in the district of Warangal to Venkatayya and Kamalamma.[citation needed]

Education and student politicsEdit

He completed his primary and secondary education in Mahabubabad and later attended SSC Junior College for his higher secondary education. Bonthu initially attended Adarsh College in Warangal for his tertiary education, but later transferred to Osmania University in Hyderabad.[citation needed]

As a student of Osmania University, he took an interest in student politics. He was an ABVP leader in his time in university and was quite active in the organisation.[4]

Political careerEdit

His political career started in 2002 just after the TRS party was born with an agenda to achieve separate statehood. He left the ABVP to join the TRS and participated actively in the agitation. This eventually led him to being appointed the TRS Youth Wing State President by party chief K. Chandrashekar Rao.[citation needed]

In the municipal elections, he successfully contested as Corporator from the Cherlapally division and won the GHMC Mayor seat.[citation needed]

Personal lifeEdit

He married his wife Sridevi on 7 February 2004 and has two daughters: Kujitha and Ushasri.[citation needed]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Rammohan to be Hyderabad mayor". The Times of India. 11 February 2016. Retrieved 12 February 2016.
  2. ^ "New Hyderabad Mayor Known For Lavish Tributes to Chief Minister KCR". NDTV. 11 February 2016. Retrieved 12 February 2016.
  3. ^ "Bonthu Rammohan to be first Mayor of Hyderabad in Telangana state". The Siasat Daily. 10 February 2016. Retrieved 12 February 2016.
  4. ^ Who is Bonthu Rammohan Archived 12 February 2016 at the Wayback Machine