Jupally Krishna Rao

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Jupally Krishna Rao
Minister for Panchayat Raj and rural development, Telangana
Personal details
Born (1955-08-10) 10 August 1955 (age 61)
Kollapur, Andhra State, India
(now Telangana, India)
Political party Telangana Rashtra Samithi
Spouse(s) Sujana
Children Varun, Arun

Jupally Krishna Rao (born 10 August 1955) is an Indian politician and Minister of Telangana. He was elected as MLA in the Telangana legislative Assembly from Kollapur from TRS.[1][2][3][4]

Early life[edit]

Jupally Krishna Rao [5] was born in Pedda Dagada Village in Mahbubnagar district, Telangana,[6] India.


Jupally Krishna Rao started his career as a bank employee and gradually succeeded in construction business. He was elected as an MLA from Kollapur constituency in Mahbubnagar district in 1999,2004,2009,2012 By-elections & 2014.[7] He was earlier a Minister for Food,Civil supplies,Legal Metrology, Consumer affairs under Late Sri YS Rajasekhar Reddy's Cabinet. Later in Kiran Kumar Reddy's cabiner he is been given Endowment Ministry in Andhra Pradesh. He is the first MLA from Kollapur Constituency who got elected 5 times consecutively.

He quit Congress party and joined Telangana Rashtra Samithi on 30 October 2011.[8][9]

He is currently handling the Minister for Panchayat Raj and Rural Development, Textiles & Sugar in Government of Telangana

Personal life[edit]

Jupally Krishna Rao is married to Sujana. They have two sons. Elder Son is Varun Jupally and Younger is Arun Jupally.


  1. ^ "Jupally Krishna Rao Biography & Family details". 10 August 2016. 
  2. ^ http://www.livemint.com/2011/10/30141425/Three-Congress-MLAs-resign-ove.html?h=B
  3. ^ "3 Telangana Congress MLAs set to join TRS". Ibnlive.in.com. 2011-10-30. Retrieved 2013-08-04. 
  4. ^ "Cities". Deccan Chronicle. 2013-06-30. Archived from the original on 2011-12-02. Retrieved 2013-08-04. 
  5. ^ http://www.telanganastateinfo.com/jupally-krishna-rao/
  6. ^ http://www.telanganastateinfo.com/
  7. ^ "Rail roko off; More trains run on day-II". Ibnlive.in.com. 2011-10-18. Retrieved 2013-08-04. 
  8. ^ PTI (2011-10-30). "Two MLAs from Congress join TRS". The Hindu. Retrieved 2013-08-04. 
  9. ^ "Ponnam arrested amid high drama". Ibnlive.in.com. 2011-10-16. Retrieved 2013-08-04. 

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