Devineni Uma Maheswara Rao

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Devineni Uma Maheswara Rao
Minister for Irrigation, Command Area Development & Water Resources Management, Govt. of AP
Assumed office
8 Jun 2014
MLA, Mylavaram, Andhra Pradesh
Personal details
Born (1962-03-29) 29 March 1962 (age 56)
Vijayawada, Andhra Pradesh, India
Political partyTelugu Desam Party
Childrenone son - Nihar and one daughter - Gnathavya

He is taking care of his elder brother devineni venkata ramana garu’s daughters devineni snigdha and pragnya.

References state that devineni venkata ramana garu’s younger daughter devineni pragnya will carry the devineni legacy in politics after Devineni Uma
ResidenceGollapudi,Krishna Dt, Andhra Pradesh, India

Devineni Uma Maheswara Rao, better known as Uma, is an Indian politician and farmers' leader in the state of Andhra Pradesh, India. He was elected to the Andhra Pradesh Legislative Assembly for four terms (20 years), in 1999, 2004, 2009 and 2014. Elected first in 1999 from the Nandigama Constituency, and then in 2009 and 2014 he was elected from the Mylavaram Constituency. He is the president of the Krishna District Telugu Desam Party. Uma is known for his articulate speeches in the Andhra Pradesh Assembly and for leading several agitations in support of farmers.[1]

Currently he is serving as Minister for Irrigation, Command Area Development & Water Resources Management in Nara Chandrababu Naidu Government.[2]

Samaykhya Andhra Movement[edit]

Uma Maheswara Rao was one among the leaders who participated in the Samaykhya Andhra Movement from day one. Uma submitted resignation to Andhra Pradesh Assembly Speaker soon after the Federal Government of India declared the process to begin the bifurcation of Andhra Pradesh State.

He stood with Chandra Babu Naidu in difficult situations for party and had shown the courage along with Payyavula Keshav, Paritala Sunitha, Parasa Rathnam, Somireddy Chandramohan Reddy, Dhullipalla Narendra, Revanth Reddy, Mothkupalli Narsimlu, Yerram Naidu and others.

Personal life[edit]

His elder brother Devineni Venkata Ramana, met with Train accident and died in the spot,very next day Venkata Ramana's Wife also died. DVR'S unidentical twin daughters Snigdha and Pragnya stay with Uma.


  1. ^ Staff (5 November 2011). "TDP MLA Umamaheswara Rao arrested". The Hindu. Chennai (Madras), Tamil Nadu. Archived from the original on 8 November 2011.
  2. ^ "Council of Ministers of Andhra Pradesh". Archived from the original on 12 June 2014. Retrieved 11 June 2014.