C. M. Ramesh

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MP of Rajya Sabha for Andhra Pradesh
Assumed office
3 April 2018
Preceded byTulla Devender Goud
MP of Rajya Sabha for Telangana
In office
2 May 2014 – 2 April 2018
Succeeded byJoginapally Santosh Kumar, TRS
Personal details
BornPotladurthi Village, Kadapa Dist
Political partyTelugu Desam Party (until 2019)
Bharatiya Janata Party (2019-present)

Chintakunta Munuswamy Ramesh is an Indian politician from Bharatiya Janata Party and businessman.[1]

He was an official spokesperson of National Telugu Desam Party, representing the party as a Member of Parliament (Rajya Sabha) from Andhra Pradesh. He won his second consecutive Rajya Sabha term in 2018.[2][3]

Ramesh is the Founder Chairman of Rithwik Projects Pvt. Ltd., which was set up in 1999 and it has grown to a turnover of more than 1000 Crores within a span of 14 years. The company is one of the leading Infrastructure Developers in India and has interests in energy, roads, irrigation projects and property development.[2][3]

Hunger strike[edit]

C.M Ramesh started a hunger strike on 20 June 2018, demanding Steel Plant in Kadapa which was part of the Andhra Pradesh Reorganization Act 2014. Former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Karunanidhi's daughter Kanimozhi visited fasting camp on 26 June and extended support for the cause from her DMK party thereby garnering nation wide support for Andhra Pradesh in achieving its rights.[4]

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  1. ^ Reddy, U Sudhakar (12 October 2018). "Hyderabad: I-T conducts searches on Telugu Desam Party MP CM Ramesh". The Times of India. Retrieved 8 June 2019.
  2. ^ a b "C.M. Ramesh(TDP):(TELANGANA) - Affidavit Information of Candidate:". Myneta.info. Retrieved 28 October 2015.
  3. ^ a b "Draw of lots decides Rajya Sabha members for Telangana, Andhra". The Hindu. 30 May 2014. Retrieved 13 July 2014.
  4. ^ C.M, Ramesh. "Hunger Strike". The News Minute.