Nagam Janardhan Reddy

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Nagam Janaradhna Reddy
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Member of Legislative Assembly (MLA)
In office
1984-2012 (TDP), 2012-2014 (Independent)
Constituency Nagar Kurnool
Personal details
Born (1948-05-22) May 22, 1948 (age 69)
Nagarkurnool, Mahabubnagar district Telangana
Political party BJP
Spouse(s) Suguna
Children Two Sons and Daughter
Residence 19-65, NagarKurnool, Mahabubnagar
Religion Hinduism

Dr. Nagam Janardhana Reddy (born May 22, 1948) is an Indian politician.[1] He was the Deputy Leader in the Andhra Pradesh Assembly and was an independent M.L.A. from Nagar Kurnool constituency. He was the Minister of Andhra Pradesh from 1995 to 2004.

Early life[edit]

Nagam Janardhan Reddy was born in Nagar Kurnool town of Mahabubnagar to Nagam Venkata Reddy and Narayanamma. He completed his medical education, M.B.B.S. at Osmania Medical College and practiced medicine before entering politics.

Career[edit]

Reddy was first elected as an MLA, from Nagar Kurnool constituency in 1978. He was elected as M.L.A for six terms. He was a Politburo member of the Telugu Desam Party (TDP) and loyal to its leader, Chandrababu Naidu, and to the cause of separate statehood for Telangana.

He was suspended from the TDP on May 25, 2011. Many political parties in the Telangana region are fighting for the cause of statehood along party lines but Reddy chose not to confine himself to the TDP position and this caused friction.

  • Lost in 2014 election in Mahbubnagar as M.P
  • Won in 2012 Assembly Election with 50.55% of votes gain for INDEPENDENT party in NAGARKURNOOL constituency
  • Won in 2009 Assembly Election with 46.13% of votes gain for TDP in NAGARKURNOOL constituency
  • Won in 2004 Assembly Election with 46.41% of votes gain for TDP in NAGARKURNOOL constituency
  • Won in 1999 Assembly Election with 54.66% of votes gain for TDP in NAGARKURNOOL constituency
  • Won in 1994 Assembly Election with 68.44% of votes gain for TDP in NAGARKURNOOL constituency
  • Won in 1985 Assembly Election with 47.79% of votes gain for TDP in NAGARKURNOOL constituency
  • Lost in 1983 Assembly Election with 32.19% of votes gain for TDP in NAGARKURNOOL constituency

Telangana Nagara Samiti[edit]

He started a new party, Telangana Nagara Samiti, in August 2011 and merged with BJP on June 3[2]

Personal life[edit]

Nagam Janardhan Reddy is married to Suguna and they have two sons and a daughter.

Positions held[edit]

  • Chairman, Public Accounts Committee, Government of Andhra Pradesh
  • Minister for Medicine and Health, Family Welfare, and Prohibition
  • Chairman of District Chest Diseases, and is the chartered President of Lions Club

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