Krishnam Raju

Positions Held

1998 Elected to 12th Lok Sabha 1998-99 Member,Committee on Commerce Member, Consultative Committee,Ministry of Information and Broadcasting

1999 Re-elected to 13th Lok Sabha (2nd term)

Social and Cultural Activities

Worked for the relief of cyclone affected people; collected funds for the rehabilitation of families of police personnel; and instrumental in establishing open air theatres at Nellore, Ellore and Vijayawada, Andhra Pradesh

Literary, Artistic and Scientific Accomplishments

DAccomplishments Research in yoga, Hinduism and Culture; as film actor, in Telugu won several awards

Election Result of Narasapur Lok Sabha Constituency

Electors : 1021712

Voters : 733214

Poll Percentage : 71.76%

Valid Votes : 704453

Votes polled in favour of the first three leading candidates

1. Shri Venkata Krishnam Raju Uppalapati (B.J.P.) 421099 59.78%

2. Shri Kanumuru Bapiraju (I.N.C.) 255151 36.22%

3. Shri Rudraraju Satyanarayana Raju (R.S) [C.P.I.(M)] 28203 4.00%

Other Information

President, Telugu Artists Association for 18 years; educating rural masses and making them aware of fiscal, academic and political policies