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|
|Born||29 March 1962|
Vijayawada, Andhra Pradesh, India
|Political party||Telugu Desam Party|
|Children||one 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
|Residence||Gollapudi,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.
Samaykhya Andhra Movement
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.
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.