Sunday, April 20, 2014

Smt. Daggubati Purandeswari

She is the daughter of Andhra Pradesh's former chief minister and Telugu Desam Party founder N. T. Rama Rao

She did her schooling from Sacred Heart Matriculation Higher Secondary School,Church Par in Chennai. She has a Bachelor of Arts from the South Indian Educational Trust and Women College (Chennai)  followed by a short course in gemmology at the Gemmological Institute of India. Later she established Hyderabad Institute of Gem and Jewellery.

She can read, write and speak five languages, English, Telugu, Tamil, Hindi and French. Her learned  Indian dance form 'Kuchipudi' for  13 years under the guidance of the 'Kuchipudi' exponent, Dr. Vempati China Satyam.

She represented the Bapatla constituency in the 14th Lok Sabha, during which period she served as the Minister of State in the Ministry of Human Resource Development. She represented the Visakhapatnam constituency of Andhra Pradesh as a Member of Parliament in the 15th Lok Sabha of India. She became  the Union Minister of State for Commerce and Industries.

She joined Bharatiya Janata Party on 7th March 2014.
She is contesting from Rajampeta constituency for MP for 16th Lok Sabha election.

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