Ponnam Prabhakar Goud

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Prabhakar Goud Ponnam
Constituency Karimnagar
Personal details
Born (1967-05-08) 8 May 1967 (age 48)
Karimnagar, Andhra Pradesh
Political party INC
Spouse(s) Manjula Ponnam

Two children,

Pruthvi, Pranav.
Residence Hyderabad
Religion Indian
Website http://www.ponnamprabhakar.com/

Ponnam Prabhakar Goud (born 8 May 1967) is an Indian politician and a member of 15th Lok Sabha. He belongs to Indian National Congress and represents the Karimnagar constituency of Andhra Pradesh. He is the youngest Member of Parliament from both Karimnagar constituency and all Andhra Pradesh lok sabha region constituencies.

Political career[edit]

His leadership roots started from his college days when he became Union President of SRR Government Degree and PG College during 1987-1988. He served as district General Secretary of National Student's Union of India (NSUI) from 1987 to 1989. He was also the Convenor of the District Colleges of Karimnagar from 1987 to 1988.

He held the position of NSUI State Secretraty from 1989 to 1991 and followed by District President of NSUI from 1992 to 1998. He later was elected again as NSUI State President from 1999 to 2002.

He worked as General Secretary of State Youth Congress from 2002 to 2003. And then, worked as Pradesh Congress Committee Media Cell Coordinator from 2002 to 2004.

In 2004, he aspired for M.L.A. ticket to contest from Karimnagar assembly constituency. Having denied the ticket, he contested as independent and lost the elections.

He was made DCMS President and later Chairman of State Markfed which he held till he contested Lok Sabha elections in 2009.

He was elected as member of parliament to enter 15th Lok Sabha in 2009 on Indian National Congress (INC) ticket though he aspired for M.L.A ticket to contest from Karimnagar assembly constituency in 2009.

He is also acting as Convenor for forum of Andhra Pradesh Lok Sabha members from 2009.


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Preceded by
K. Chandra Shakher Rao
Member of Parliament from Karimnagar
2009 – present