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Nara Chandra Babu Naidu

Nara Chandra Babu Naidu is the current Leader of the Opposition in Andhra Legislative Assembly.
He also served as the first Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh from 2014 to 2019.

Biography

Nara Chandra Babu Naidu the incumbent Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh also serves as the National President of Telugu Desam Party. He forayed into politics as a Youth Congress student leader in Chandragiri, near Tirupati in Chittoor district. Following the Emergency, he joined the INC in 1978. In 1980 he married NTR's daughter. NTR was a prolific actor and the founder of TDP. After suffering a loss to the TDP candidate in the 1983 assembly polls, he quit Congress and joined TDP. In 1995 staged a coup against the then Chief Minister N.T Rama Rao-- His father in law-- and succeeded him as the Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh. He served as the Chief Minister until 2004, however, failed to retain his power in the state. He was elected again in 2014 by aligning TDP's interest with BJP's and winning 102 seats out of 175 seats. He is the Longest serving Chief Minister for the combined state of Andhra Pradesh. He is the longest-serving leader of opposition too.

Personal Life

Full Name Nara Chandra Babu Naidu
Date of Birth 20 Apr 1950 (Age 72)
Place of Birth Chittor, Andhra Pradesh
Party name Telugu Desam
Education Post Graduate
Profession Politician cum Social Worker
Father's Name N. Kharjura Naidu
Mother's Name Amanamma
Spouse's Name Nara Bhuvaneswari
Spouse's Profession Business
Children 1 Son(s)

Contact

Permanent address Plot No.1310,Road No.65,Jublee Hills,Hyderabad-500033
Present address Amanamma
Contact number 04023608121
Email https://ncbn.in/ask_ncbn
Website https://ncbn.in/
Social Handles

Education Qualification of Nara Chandra Babu Naidu

Nara Chandra Babu Naidu pursued his B.A. degree from Sri Venkateshwara Arts College in Tirupati. Later, he earned his master's degree in Economics from Sri Venkateswara University.

Interesting Facts about Nara Chandra Babu Naidu

At the age of 28, Chandra Babu Naidu was elected as the state's youngest assembly member and minister. The Telugu Desam Party, led by Naidu, won a majority in the state legislature by securing 185 of 294 seats in the Assembly and 29 of 42 in the 1999 general election, making it the second-largest party in the BJP-led NDA coalition government. In 2003 he escaped an assassination attempt during a land-mine blast. He suffered lacerations to his collarbone and hairline fractures. During his childhood, until class nine he used to walk 11 km every day to school. He founded Heritage Group in 1992 which has become one of the largest private sector dairy enterprises in Southern India.

Political Timeline of Nara Chandra Babu Naidu

  • 2014
    After Telangana state carved out from United Andhra Pradesh, Naidu again became the chief minister. He took oath as the first Chief Minister of the newly formed state of Andhra Pradesh from 8 June 2014.
  • 2009
    He was again elected from Kuppam. He defeated M.Subramanyam Reddy of Congress Party.
  • 2004
    Chandra Babu again won from Kuppam. However, TDP was defeated in the 2004 assembly elections and he stepped down from the CM post. He was appointed as Leader of Opposition in Andhra Pradesh Assembly. He was the longest serving Opposition leader.
  • 1999
    N. Chandra Babu Naidu again won assembly elections from Kuppam. He defeated M. Subramanya Reddy of INC with the margin of 65687 votes. He continued as CM of the state.
  • 1995
    Chandrababu Naidu was sworn in as the 13th Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh on 1st September’1995.
  • 1994
    He contested the assembly elections from Kuppam and won against R. Gopinath with the margin of 56588 votes.
  • 1989
    He contested again from Kuppam Assembly Seat and won against B.R. Doraswamy Naidu of INC by 6918 votes. He then moved on to serve as a party coordinator for TDP from 1989-1994.
  • 1985
    Chandra Babu Naidu was the key player in TDP but did not contest Assembly Election.
  • 1984
    Naidu was appointed as the General Secretary of the party and after that, he began playing an important role in the TDP. He thwarted Congress’ attempt to oust NTR from the position of Chief Minister. After that Naidu gained NTR's confidence but did not hold any portfolio in the part from 1984-1989.
  • 1983
    Naidu was defeated by a TDP candidate Venkatarama Naidu Medasani in Chandragiri by around 19,000 votes. Naidu joined the TDP soon after.
  • 1980
    Naidu came in contact with N. T. Rama Rao, popularly known as NTR and started moving towards a new direction. NTR formed the Telugu Desam Party (TDP) in 1982, but Naidu stayed in Congress (I).
  • 1978
    At the age of 28, he was elected as a member of the Andhra Pradesh legislative assembly (MLA) for Chandragiri constituency on Congress (I) ticket. He defeated Kongara Pattabhi Rama Chowdary of JNP by around 2500 votes. Also, he was appointed as technical education and cinematography minister. He was the youngest minister in the cabinet.
  • 1975
    He became a close supporter of Youth Congress president, Sanjay Gandhi and Narala Saikiran.
  • 1973
    Chandra Babu Naidu left his PhD study on the economic ideas of N.G. Ranga and joined politics as student leader under the flag of Youth Congress, in Chandragiri, near Tirupati in Chittoor district.

Achievements

Naidu has won a number of awards, including IT Indian of the Millennium from India Today, Business Person of the Year by The Economic Times, South Asian of the Year from Time Asia and membership in the World Economic Forum's Dream Cabinet. He was honoured with 'Transformative Chief Minister Award’ in May 2017.
Net Worth161.14 CRORE
ASSETS177.49 CRORE
Liabilities16.35 CRORE

Disclaimer: The information relating to the candidate is an archive based on the self-declared affidavit filed at the time of elections. The current status may be different. For the latest on the candidate kindly refer to the affidavit filed by the candidate with the Election Commission of India in the recent election.

Election results of Nara Chandra Babu Naidu
Year Election Type Constituency Result
2019 Andhra Pradesh Assembly election MLA Kuppam WON
2014 Andhra Pradesh Assembly election MLA Kuppam WON

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs on Nara Chandra Babu Naidu)

Does Nara Chandra Babu Naidu have criminal cases?

Yes, Nara Chandra Babu Naidu has 1 criminal case.

What is Nara Chandra Babu Naidu's date of birth?

Nara Chandra Babu Naidu's date of birth is 20th April 1950.

How old is Nara Chandra Babu Naidu?

Nara Chandra Babu Naidu is 72 years old (As of 2022).

Who is Nara Chandra Babu Naidu's wife?

Nara Bhuvaneswari is the wife of Nara Chandra Babu Naidu.

What is Nara Chandra Babu Naidu's qualification?

Nara Chandra Babu Naidu holds a master's degree in Economics from Sri Venkateswara University.

Who is the first chief minister of Andhra Pradesh?

Nara Chandra Babu Naidu is the first chief minister of Andhra Pradesh.

Who is Nara Chandra Babu Naidu?

Nara Chandra Babu Naidu is the current Leader of the Opposition in Andhra Legislative Assembly. He is also the former chief minister of Andhra Pradesh.

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