|former Union Minister for state Railways , elected to 10th, 12th, 13th ,16th lok Sabha.|
|Preceded by||Anjan Kumar Yadav, INC|
|Born||12th June 1946
|Political party||Bharatiya Janata Party|
|Children||Vaishnav Bandaru,Vijaya Laxmi|
Bandaru Dattatreya (Dattanna )(born 26 February 1947) is an Indian politician. He was the president of the Telangana unit of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP). He is succeeded as president by Kishan Reddy. He has been elected as member of parliament for 10th, 12th, 13th lok sabha (1991-2004) from Secunderabad Lok Sabha constituency in India and was a Union Minister in Atal Bihari Vajpayee's government.He was re-elected to 16th lok Sabha from Secunderabad Constituency. He was appointed as chairman of parliamentary committee on OBC welfare. Also serving as BJP National Vice-President .
Bandaru Dattatreya startedSecundrabad eer with Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS). He was a pracharak before joining the BJP.
Positions held :- 1980:Secretary, Bharatiya Janata Party (B.J.P.), Andhra Pradesh.
1981 - 1989:General-Secretary, B.J.P., Andhra Pradesh.
1991:» Elected to 10th Lok Sabha » Member, Public Accounts Committee » Member, Committee on Welfare of SCs, STs and Minorities.
1996 - 1998:President, B.J.P., Andhra Pradesh.
1998:Re-elected to 12th Lok Sabha (2nd term).
1998 - 1999:Union Minister of State, Urban Development .
1999:Re-elected to 13th Lok Sabha (3rd term) .
13th Oct. 1999 - 14 June 2000:Union Minister of State, Ministry of Urban Development .
14 June 2000 - 30 June 2002:Union Minister of State, Ministry of Urban Development and Poverty Alleviation.
1 July 2002 - 2004:Union Minister of State, Ministry of Railways.
2014- Elected to 16th Lok Sabha from Secunderabad Constituency. BJP National Vice-President Chairman : committee on OBC's welfare
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