|Member of Parliament|
1980 - 1984 and 1989 - 1991
|Preceded by||Godey Murahari|
|Succeeded by||Vadde Sobhanadreeswar Rao|
5 June 1934|
Vizianagaram, British India
18 August 2018 (aged 84)|
|Political party||Indian National Congress|
|Spouse(s)||Chennupati Seshagiri Rao|
|Children||1 son; 3 daughters|
Saraswathi Gora (mother)
|Awards||Jamnalal Bajaj Award (2014)|
She was the daughter of famous atheist Goparaju Ramachandra Rao, better known as Gora, and of his wife Saraswathi. She was born in Vizianagram in today's Andhra Pradesh on 5 June 1934 and was educated at Andhra University, Visakhapatnam. In 1950, she married Chennupati Seshagiri Rao (1921–2008). She had one son and three daughters.
She was President of Andhra Pradesh Kho-kho Association and associated with Rotary Movement and Lions Club.
She died in Vijayawada on 18 August 2018.
Awards and recognition
- 2014: Jamnalal Bajaj Award under "Development and welfare of women and children" category.
- Aadarsa Manya Mahila (Ideal Woman) in the Telugu Book of Record.