G. V. Harsha Kumar

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Geddam Vijay Harsha Kumar
In office
Preceded by Ganti Vijayalakshmi(Widower of late lok-sabha speaker sri G.M.C. Balayogi)
Succeeded by Pandula Ravindra Babu
Constituency Amalapuram
Personal details
Born (1959-10-23) 23 October 1959 (age 57)
Rajahmundry, Andhra Pradesh
Political party Indian National Congress
Spouse(s) Kolli Sarala Kumari (m.1987)
Children G.V.Sri Raj, G.V.Sundar Raj
Residence Municipal Colony, Rajahmundry
Education M.S.c Marine Geology, Andhra University
Religion Hindu Mala
As of 8 Dec, 2015
Source: [1]

G.V. Harsha Kumar (born 9 June 1959) is a member of the 14th and 15th Lok Sabha of India. He represents the Amalapuram constituency of Andhra Pradesh and is a member of the Indian National Congress.

Early life and career[edit]

G.V. Harsha Kumar started working for the congress organisation since his student days, Then he served as vice president in Government Junior College, Rajahmundry from 1976 to 1978, then he moved on to become the Joint Secretary in Govt. College Rajahmundry from 1979 to 1980. He was elected as the President of National Students' Union of India (N.S.U.I.) Rajahmundry. Later on he served to be the State Organisation Secretary for Andhra Pradesh N.S.U.I. and served as the General Secretary for the state N.S.U.I

In 1984 he contested for the president post for Andhra University and became the chairman for Joint Admission Council for all the university students and fought for the student community rights.

In 1985 He contested as an M.L.A. Candidate from the Payakaraopeta constituency for the Indian National Congress Party and lost because the N.T.R. wave of new party establishment called the Telugu Desam Party.

Again in 1987 He was elected as the Vice President of N.S.U.I in Andhra Pradesh State, and from 1991 onwards he served as the State General Secretary for the Youth Congress in Andhra Pradesh. In 1996 He became the Vice President for A.P.Y.C.and in 1999 he served as the Andhra Pradesh Congress Committee Secretary.

In the year 2004 he contested as The Mayor candidate for the Rajahmundry Municipal Elections and lost by a narrow margin of 653 votes, that election has boosted the credentials for the congress party and served as the Member of Parliament (India) for the Indian National Congress from 2004 to 2014.

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