Gorantla Butchaiah Chowdary

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Gorantla Butchaiah Chowdary
ConstituencyRajahmundry Rural (Assembly constituency)
Personal details
Political partyTelugu Desam Party

Gorantla Butchaiah Chowdary is an Indian politician representing Rajahmundry Rural constituency in Andhra Pradesh for the Telugu Desam Party. He has been elected five times as a Member of the Legislative Assembly[1][2] and has been a general secretary of the TDP.[3]He served as Cabinet Minister for Civil Supplies.[4] As of 2014, he lived in Rajahmundry.[5]

On 18 July 2017, Chowdary and former MP Undavalli Aruna Kumar were arrested after they tried to enter a venue where the two were hosting an open debate concerning a local irrigation system.[6]


  1. ^ "State Elections 2004 Partywise Comparision for 40-Rajahmundry Constituency of Andhra Pradesh". eci.nic.in. Retrieved 2018-04-15.
  2. ^ "Rajamundry Rural Assembly Constituency". www.elections.in. Retrieved 15 April 2018.
  3. ^ "Gorantla Butchaiah Chowdary resigns from TDP general secretary post". The Hans India. Retrieved 2018-04-15.
  4. ^ "Gorantla Butchaiah Chowdary all praise for works of Hindi poet". The Hindu. 2007-01-22. Retrieved 2018-04-14.
  5. ^ "Gorantla Butchaiah Chowdary Affidavit Information of Candidate". www.myneta.info. Retrieved 2018-04-15.
  6. ^ "MLA, former MP arrested in Vijayawada". The TImes of India. Bennett, Coleman & Co. Ltd. 18 July 2017. Retrieved 22 August 2017.