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Ummareddy Venkateswarlu (born 1 July 1935) is an Indian politician.[1] He joined YSR Congress party. He was an MLA and senior leader in Telugu Desam Party.[2][3][4]

LifeEdit

He is a native of Kondubotla Palem of Bapatla Mandal in Guntur district of Andhra Pradesh. He holds a doctorate in agriculture and was educated at Andhra Pradesh Agriculture University and Banaras Hindu University.[citation needed]

PositionsEdit

  • 1985-89 - Member, Andhra Pradesh Legislative Assembly
  • 1986 - Member, Select Committee to Amend the Andhra Pradesh Co-operatives Act
  • 1987-89 - Member, Estimates Committee Andhra Pradesh Legislative Assembly
  • 1989-91 - Secretary, Telugu Desam Party (T.D.P.), Andhra Pradesh
  • 1991 - Elected to 10th Lok Sabha ( Tenali seat )
  • 1991-94 - Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Agriculture
  • 1991-95 -Vice-President, T.D.P., Andhra Pradesh
  • 1993-94 - Member, Committee on Papers Laid on the Table
  • 1993-96 - Member, Committee on Human Resource Development
  • 1994-96 - Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Communications
  • 1995-96 - Member, Committee on Government Assurances
  • 1996 - Re-elected to 11th Lok Sabha (2nd term) ( Bapatla seat )
  • Member, Politburo, T.D.P.
  • President, T.D.P. (Publicity wing)
  • July 1996-98 - Union Minister of State, Agriculture
  • Union Minister of State, Urban Affairs, Employment and Parliamentary Affairs (Independent Charge)
  • 1999 - Re-elected to 13th Lok Sabha (3rd term) ( Tenali seat )
  • 1999-2000 - Member, Committee on Energy
  • Member, Joint Committee on the Protection of Plant Varieties and Farmers'
  • Rights Bill, 1999
  • Member, General Purposes Committee
  • 1999-2000 - Chairman, Committee on Estimates 2000-2001

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "The Hindu : Andhra Pradesh / Vijayawada News : The going may be tough for TDP candidate". www.thehindu.com.
  2. ^ "Archive News". The Hindu.
  3. ^ http://www.indianexpress.com/Storyold/127582/
  4. ^ "TDP to agitate on urea price hike". 20 February 2010 – via www.thehindu.com.