Gangapuram Kishan Reddy (born 15 May 1964)[1] is an Indian politician and the Minister of State for Home Affairs Government of India.[2] He is a Member of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP).[3] He is the Member of Parliament representing secunderabad parliament constituency first Time in 2019 and was the floor leader of the BJP in the state legislature after state assembly elections 2009 and gave it up after being elected as the state BJP president of erstwhile Andhra Pradesh.[4]

Gangapuram Kishan Reddy
Shri G. Kishan Reddy, in New Delhi on August 09, 2019.jpg
Union Minister of State for Home Affairs
Assumed office
31 May 2019
Prime MinisterNarendra Modi
MinisterAmit Shah
Preceded byKiren Rijiju
Member of Parliament, Lok Sabha
Assumed office
May 2019
Preceded byBandaru Dattatreya
ConstituencySecunderabad
Member of Legislative Assembly, Telangana
In office
2014–2018
Preceded byOffice established
Succeeded byKaleru Venkatesham
ConstituencyAmberpet
Member of Legislative Assembly, Andhra Pradesh
In office
2009–2014
Preceded byOffice established
Succeeded byConstituency Shifted to Telangana after Bifuraction of Andhra Pradesh
ConstituencyAmberpet
Member of Legislative Assembly, Andhra Pradesh
In office
2008–2009
Succeeded byConstituency bifurcated as per Delimitation Act 2002
ConstituencyHimayatnagar (Assembly constituency)
President, Bharatiya Janata Yuva Morcha
In office
2002–2005
Preceded byShivraj Singh Chouhan
Succeeded byDharmendra Pradhan
Personal details
Born (1964-05-15) 15 May 1964 (age 55)
Timmapur village, Kandukur Mandal, Rangareddy district, Telangana, India
Political partyBharatiya Janata Party
Spouse(s)G. Kavya
ChildrenG. Vaishnavi and G. Tanmai
ResidenceHyderabad, New Delhi
WebsiteOfficial site

Early lifeEdit

Gangapuram Kishan Reddy, was born in Timmapur village in Rangareddy district of Telangana to G. Swamy Reddy[5] and Andalamma.[6] He did a diploma in tool design from CITD.[5]

Political careerEdit

Reddy started his career as a youth leader in the late twentieth century. He was elected as National President of Bharatiya Janata Yuva Morcha from 2002 to 2005. He was elected as an MLA from Himayatnagar constituency in 2004 and was elected again in 2009 & 2014 to Amberpet assembly constituency with a majority of over 27,000 votes.[7] He was unanimously elected as the Telangana BJP president succeeding Bandaru Dattatreya.

On 30 May 2019, he was sworn in as Union Minister of State (MoS) for Home Affairs in the Government of India.[8][9]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Kishan Reddy - Portal - Biography". Yudofud.com. 15 May 1964. Archived from the original on 24 March 2012. Retrieved 4 August 2013.
  2. ^ "Andhra Pradesh News : Kishan Reddy to be State BJP chief". The Hindu. 6 March 2010. Archived from the original on 10 March 2010. Retrieved 4 August 2013.
  3. ^ "Telangana assembly elections 2018: Saffron leader Kishan Reddy still king of hearts in Amberpet". Archived from the original on 30 November 2018. Retrieved 29 November 2018.
  4. ^ G. Kishan Reddy (15 January 2010). "Telangana: inevitable and desirable". The Hindu. Archived from the original on 21 January 2013. Retrieved 4 August 2013.
  5. ^ a b Reddy, G Kishan (20 March 2019). "G. Kishan Reddy Election Affidavit for Parliamentary Constituency - Secunderabad" (PDF). Suvidha. Election Commission of India. pp. 1–18.
  6. ^ "బీజేపీ నేత కిషన్‌రెడ్డికి మాతృవియోగం". Sakshi (in Telugu). 26 April 2019. Archived from the original on 25 April 2019. Retrieved 5 September 2019.
  7. ^ "Andhra Pradesh / Hyderabad News : Kishen Reddy files nomination papers". The Hindu. 24 March 2009. Archived from the original on 3 July 2009. Retrieved 4 August 2013.
  8. ^ "Narendra Modi Cabinet 2019 oath-taking ceremony Updates: Modi, Amit Shah take oath; Maneka Gandhi likely to be pro-tem LS Speaker". Firstpost. 30 May 2019. Archived from the original on 13 June 2019. Retrieved 24 June 2019.
  9. ^ "PM Modi allocates portfolios. Full list of new ministers", Live Mint, 31 May 2019, archived from the original on 2 June 2019, retrieved 3 June 2019

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