Moturu Hanumantha Rao

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Moturu Hanumantha Rao
Rajya Sabha
In office
3 April 1988 to 2 April 1994
Personal details
Born 1917
Vellaturu,Guntur district
Died 18 June 2001
Hyderabad, India
Political party Communist Party of India (Marxist)

Moturu Hanumantha Rao was a Communist party leader in the state of Andhra Pradesh, South India. He was the founder-Editor of the Communist newspaper Prajasakti published from Vijayawada.[1][2] Prajasakti was brought out as a daily under the leadership of P. Sundarayya and editorship of Moturu Hanumantha Rao on 1 August 1981, when the first issue was released by E. M. S. Namboodiripad.[3] (i) Madras Legislative Assembly and Andhra Pradesh Legislative Assembly, 1952–55, (ii) Andhra Pradesh Legislative Council, 1978–84 and (iii) Rajya Sabha, 3-4-1988 to 2-4-1994; Chairman, Department-related Parliamentary Standing Committee on Industry, Rajya Sabha, 1993–94; Secretary, Andhra Pradesh State Committee of CPI (M), 1964–82; Author of a few books.[4]

He died in 2001.


  1. ^ Prajasakti:
  2. ^ "Archive News". The Hindu. Retrieved 2016-12-01. 
  3. ^ "Prajasakti Daily Celebrates Silver Jubilee". Retrieved 2016-12-01. 
  4. ^ "Rajyasabha Members Biological Sketches 1952-2003" (PDF).