Thummala Nageshwar Rao

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T. Nageshwar Rao
Roads and Buildings Minister of Government of Telangana
Assumed office
December 16, 2014
Preceded by Position Established
Member of Legislative Assembly (Palair)
Assumed office
May 2016
Personal details
Born Gollagudem, Khammam district
Political party Telangana Rashtra Samithi
Residence Khammam, Telangana

Thummala Nageswara Rao is a minister and a member of Telangana Rashtra Samithi from Telangana. [1] He is one of the prominent politicians from Khammam district.

Telangana Rashtra Samithi Political party of India

Telangana Rashtra Samithi is an Indian regional political party based in Telangana. Founded on 27 April 2001 by K. Chandrashekar Rao, with a single point agenda of creating a separate Telangana state with Hyderabad as its capital. It has been instrumental in carrying forth a sustained agitation for the granting of statehood to Telangana.

Khammam district District of Telangana in India

Khammam District is a district in the eastern region of the Indian state of Telangana. The city of Khammam is the district headquarters.The district shares boundaries with Suryapet, Mahabubabad, Bhadhradhri districts and with Andhra pradesh state.


Early life

Nageshwar Rao was born on 5 November 1953 and is from Gollagudem village of Dammapeta Mandal in Khammam District. He completed B.Com before entering in politics.

Dammapeta Mandal in Telangana, India

Dammapeta is a mandal in Bhadradri Kothagudem district, Telangana.

A tehsil is an administrative division in some countries of South Asia. It is an area of land with a city or town that serves as its administrative centre, with possible additional towns, and usually a number of villages. The terms in India have replaced earlier geographical terms, such as pargana, pergunnah and thannah, used under Delhi Sultanate and the British Raj.

District Administrative division, in some countries, managed by local government

A district is a type of administrative division that, in some countries, is managed by local government. Across the world, areas known as "districts" vary greatly in size, spanning regions or counties, several municipalities, subdivisions of municipalities, school district, or political district.

Political career

He joined TDP in 1982 election but lost the 1983 election. He once served the State Government of Andhra Pradesh as a minister for Heavy Water Irrigation Projects and Excise as a Telugu Desam party member under Chandra Babu Naidu. He was elected thrice to Assembly from Sathupalli Constituency as Legislative Member. Though is actually from Sathupally, due to changes in reservation of seats in constituencies, he contested from Khammam and defeated his opponents Younis Sulthan and Jalagam Venkatrao in 2009 elections. In the 2014 election, he lost the Khammam seat to Congressional candidate Puvvada Ajay Kumar by a margin of little over 6,000 votes.

A government is the system or group of people governing an organized community, often a state.

Andhra Pradesh State in southern India

Andhra Pradesh is one of the 29 states of India. Situated in the south-east of the country, it is the seventh-largest state in India, covering an area of 162,970 km2 (62,920 sq mi). As per the 2011 census, it is the tenth most populous state, with 49,386,799 inhabitants. The largest city in Andhra Pradesh is Visakhapatnam. Telugu, one of the classical languages of India, is the major and official language of Andhra Pradesh.

A minister is a politician who heads a government department, making and implementing decisions on policies in conjunction with the other ministers. In some jurisdictions the head of government is also a minister and is designated the "prime minister", "premier", "chief minister", "Chancellor" or other title.

He joined in Telangana Rashtra Samithi [2] and was inducted into cabinet in December 2014 and serving as Minister for Roads and Buildings Department in present TRS Government. [3]

In 2016 Rao contested in Palair by-election as Telangana Rashtra Samithi candidate and won with a majority of 45,676 votes. [4]

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