Bandaru Dattatreya (Dattanna ) is an Telangana and Indian politician. He is The First Cabinet Minister from Telangana state, He was the president of the Telangana unit of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP). He is succeeded as president by Kishan Reddy.
Bandaru Dattatreya Profile wiki
Bandaru Dattatreya has been elected as member of parliament for 10th, 12th, 13th lok sabha (1991-2004) from Secunderabad Lok Sabha constituency in India and was a Union Minister in Atal Bihari Vajpayee’s government.
Bandaru Dattatreya was re-elected to 16th lok Sabha from Secunderabad Constituency. He was appointed as chairman of parliamentary committee on OBC welfare. Also serving as BJP National Vice-President .
Shri Dattatreya was born to Shri Bandaru Anjaiah and Smt.Eswaramma on 12th June 1946 at Hyderabad (Andhra Pradesh). He was a keen learner at school and showed dynamic leadership qualities form a young age. He was blessed with soft spoken and compassionate nature which made him popular with people in a short span of time. He participated in organising various cultural, social and charitable activities since young age and grown as a leader by the day, leading by example.
Although from modest background Shri Dattatreya was hard working and well disciplined excelling in student life and public life. He is one of the very few teetotaller leaders in today’s politics. He is well liked and respected even by his political opponents. He completed B.Sc from Osmania University and devoted his life to public service after that.
Marrried to Smt. Vasantha on 17th May 1989, and has a Daughter and Son. He is very close to his family woul love to spend time with them when ever possible.
Bandaru Dattatreya startedSecundrabad eer with Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS). He was a pracharak before joining the BJP.
Positions held :- 1980:Secretary, Bharatiya Janata Party (B.J.P.), Andhra Pradesh.
1981 – 1989:General-Secretary, B.J.P., Andhra Pradesh.
1991: » Elected to 10th Lok Sabha » Member, Public Accounts Committee » Member, Committee on Welfare of SCs, STs and Minorities.
1996 – 1998:President, B.J.P., Andhra Pradesh.
1998:Re-elected to 12th Lok Sabha (2nd term).
1998 – 1999:Union Minister of State, Urban Development .
1999:Re-elected to 13th Lok Sabha (3rd term) .
13th Oct. 1999 – 14 June 2000:Union Minister of State, Ministry of Urban Development .
14 June 2000 – 30 June 2002:Union Minister of State, Ministry of Urban Development and Poverty Alleviation.
1 July 2002 – 2004:Union Minister of State, Ministry of Railways.
2014- Elected to 16th Lok Sabha from Secunderabad Constituency.
2014- BJP National Vice-President
2014- Chairman : committee on OBC’s welfare
2014- Minister of State with Independent charge, Government of India.
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