Balka Suman

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Balka Suman
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Balka Suman, Member of Assembly
Member of Parliament
In office
December 2018–
In office
2014 – December 2018
ConstituencyPeddapalle (Lok Sabha constituency)
Personal details
Born (1983-10-18) 18 October 1983 (age 35)
Karimnagar, Telangana, India)
Political partyTelangana Rashtra Samithi
Spouse(s)Rani Alekya
MotherB. Mutthamma
FatherB. Suresh
Alma materOsmania University

Balka Suman (born 18 October 1983)[1] is an Indian politician and was a Member of Parliament to the 16th Lok Sabha from Peddapalle (Lok Sabha constituency), Telangana. He won the Indian general election, 2014 being a Telangana Rashtra Samithi candidate.[2] He has been elected as an MLA from Chennur (Assembly constituency), Mancherial district, in 2018 Telangana Legislative Assembly election. He won the election with a majority of 28,132 votes against his opponents. He is going to be the youngest Member of the Legislative Assembly of the Telangana State. He resigned his Post Member of Parliament after winning as an MLA at Chennur Constituency.

Early life and education[edit]

Suman was born on 18 October 1983 in Regunta village of Karimnagar district of Telangana (erstwhile Andhra Pradesh) to Balka Suresh and Muttamma. His father Balka Suresh has been a strong TRS party supporter and Metpally TRS party president during Telangana movement; presently he is the Metpally Market Committee Chairman; his mother Muttamma is a housewife. Suman has two siblings, a younger brother and sister. He is married to Rani Alekhya, a TV journalist, in 2013 and the couple has two children – Suhan and Sushan.

Suman completed primary education from Class 1 to 4 at Metpally. From Class 5 to 9, he studied at APSWR (TWSR) School for boys at Pembatla in Jagityal district. From SSC to Intermediate, he studied at APSWR (TSWRJC) at Rukmapur, Choppadandi in Karimnagar district.

After junior college, Balka Suman graduated with B.A. (HEP) Degree from Government Degree College, Korutla, Jagityal district. The year 2003 is significant in Suman’s life as it marked his entry to Osmania University to do Master’s in English at Secunderabad PG College. Suman joined M.Phil. in Linguistics in 2004 but dropped out of it as he was busy with student politics and separate Telangana movement. In 2008, he registered for Ph.D. in English at Arts College, Osmania University. His area of research is Native American Literature.

Political career[edit]

Suman entered politics in 2001 by joining the Telangana Rashtra Samithi, and was a key driving force at Osmania University. He actively participated in Telangana agitation.

He served as O.U campus' student wing (TRSV) president for Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) in 2007 and was made the student wing (TRSV) State President of TRS party in 2010. He is currently the MP for Peddapalle constituency.

Between 2009 and 2014, he played an important role in the Telangana movement, supporting the demands of Telangana people.

Member of Legislative Assembly (MLA) member in December 2018 elections at CHENNUR (SC) Constituency.


  1. ^ "Telangana MP Balka Suman Profile Detailed Review". 19 May 2016.
  2. ^ "Constituencywise-All Candidates". Retrieved 17 May 2014.