Balram Naik

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Porika Naik Balram
Member of Parliament
for Mahabubabad
In office
June 2009 – May 2014
Succeeded by Sitaram Naik
Personal details
Born (1964-06-06) 6 June 1964 (age 52)
Mahabubabad, Andhra Pradesh
Nationality  India
Political party Indian National Congress
Spouse(s) Tirupatamma
Married 17 July 1986
Children 2 Sons
Residence Banjara hills, Hyderabad
Alma mater B.A from Andhra University, Hyderabad
Profession Social Worker, Politician, Minister in the Indian Council of Ministers
Religion Hindu
Official Biography Web link
Lok Sabha Committee Memberships Member, Committee on Labour

Porika Naik Balram known as Balram Naik (born 6 June 1964) is an Indian politician and a member of the Indian National Congress political party.[1] He was a member of the 15th Lok Sabha, Lower House of the Parliament of India.[2]

Early life[edit]

Balram was born in Madanapalli, Warangal in a rural Banjara family to Laxman Naik and Lakshmi. He holds the Bachelor of Arts Degree from Andhra University.


Balram Naik was a police constable and then was into real estate business before entering politics in 2009.

He was elected to 15th Lok Sabha in 2009 and he represents Mahabubabad, a parliamentary constituency in Andhra Pradesh state.[3] He was a Member, Committee on Labour.

He was inducted into Manmohan Singhs cabinet as Minister of State in October 2012. Now he is an ex MP.

Social and cultural activities[edit]

Balram is involved in social work for upliftment and welfare of Tribal persons in the State of Andhra Pradesh and running Old age homes to provide shelter to elderly persons and sick persons.[3]

Personal life[edit]

Balram Naik is married to Tirupatamma and has two sons.