V. Rama Rao


1935 –

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Who is V. Rama Rao?

V Rama Rao was the Governor of the Indian state of Sikkim from October 25, 2002 to October 25, 2007. He was born near Machilipatnam in Krishna District in Andhra Pradesh. He was a member of the Bharatiya Janta Party. His academic qualifications include the B.A and LLB. He practiced as an Advocate in the High Court of A.P

Elected to the Andhra Pradesh State Legislative Council from Hyderabad Graduates' Constituency in 1966, 1972, 1978 and 1984 four times consecutively. M.L.C. for about, 19 years, till it was abolished. Leader of the party in council. Served on several Legislative Committees

His political career started when he joined Jana Sangh in 1956. Held several positions in the party.

Member of the National Executive of Bharatiya Jana Sangh for a number of years President A.P. State BJP for two terms Chairman, BJP Central Disciplinary Action Committee, 2001 National Vice – President, BJP -2002

He had a first hand experience of Emergency when he was jailed for one and a half years during Emergency.

He also served as Senate Member of Osmania University

He was also active in trade union activities and was President, Employees and Workers Unions of several State and Central Public sector undertakings, Corporations, such as AP State Finance Corporation, A.P. State Small Scale Industries Development Corporation, South Central Railways Employee Union etc.

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Dec 11, 1935
  • India

on July 23, 2013


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