Ravela Kishore Babu

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Ravela Kishore Babu
Minister for Social welfare , Tribal Welfare & Empowerment
Government of Andhra Pradesh
In office
8 April 2014 – 1 April 2017
Chief MinisterN. Chandrababu Naidu
Member of the Andhra Pradesh Legislative Assembly
for Prathipadu
In office
Preceded byMekathoti Sucharitha
Succeeded byMekathoti Sucharitha
Personal details
Ravela Kishore Babu

Ravela, Andhra Pradesh, India
Nationality India
Political partyYSRCP
2024 - present
Other political
Telugu Desam Party
until 2018
Jana Sena Party
2018 - 2019
Bharatiya Janata Party
2019 - 2022 Bharat Rashtra Samithi
2023 - 2024
SpouseShanthi Jyothi
ChildrenRavela Susheel
Ravela Sonu

Ravela Kishore Babu is an Indian politician. He was an MLA from Prathipadu in the 2014 Andhra Pradesh Legislative Assembly election. He was a former member of the Telugu Desam Party. He quit TDP in 2018 and joined Jana Sena Party.[1] In June 2019 he quit JSP in order to join Bharatiya Janata Party.[2][3] In 2022 he quit BJP citing personal reasons.[4] In January 2023 he joined BRS.[5]

Babu is a retired IRTS officer.[6][7]


  1. ^ MN Samdani (30 November 2018). "Former AP minister Ravela Kishore Babu quits TDP, to join Jana Sena | Amaravati News - Times of India". The Times of India. Retrieved 2 January 2023.
  2. ^ "Kalyan sees conspiracy to keep him away from Assembly". Deccan Herald. 10 June 2019. Retrieved 6 January 2023.
  3. ^ "Former minister Ravela Kishore Babu resigns from Jana Sena to join BJP". The New Indian Express. Retrieved 6 January 2023.
  4. ^ Jonathan, P. Samuel (16 May 2022). "Andhra Pradesh: Ravela Kishore Babu quits BJP over 'personal reasons'". The Hindu. ISSN 0971-751X. Retrieved 2 January 2023.
  5. ^ Bureau, The Hindu (1 January 2023). "Jana Sena leaders from AP set to join BRS". The Hindu. ISSN 0971-751X. Retrieved 2 January 2023.
  6. ^ "Indian Railway Traffic Service Officers". Indian Railway Traffic Service. Archived from the original on 31 May 2020. Retrieved 17 August 2023.
  7. ^ "Ravela Kishore Babu seeks Scheduled Caste sop funds". Deccan Chronicle. 15 June 2014.