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Minister - Sh. Bandaru Dattatreya

Sh. Bandaru Dattatreya
Constituency: Secunderabad (Telangana)
Party: Bandaru[at]sansad[dot]nic[dot]in
Email Address: Bharatiya Janata Party(BJP)
Father"s Name: Shri B. Anjiah
Date of Birth: Thursday, June 12, 1947
Birth Place: Hyderabad (Telangana)
Marital Status: Married
Date of Marriage: 13 May 1989
Spouse Name: Smt. B. Vasantha
Education Qualifications: B.Sc. Educated at Osmania University, Hyderabad (Andhra Pradesh
Profession: Social Worker
Permanent Address: B-34, F5, T&T Quarters, Ram Nagar, Hyderabad, Telangana
Present Address: 19, Safdarjung Road, New Delhi-110011 Tele: (011) 23012029, 23012044 Office: Room No. 116-A, Shram Shakti Bhawan, New Delhi-110001 (011) 23717515, 23714658, 23710240 Fax: 23711708
Positions Held:
1980 Secretary, Bharatiya Janata Party (B.J.P.), Andhra Pradesh
1981-89 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
1996-98 President, B.J.P., Andhra Pradesh
1998 Re-elected to 12th Lok Sabha (2nd term)
1998-99 Union Minister of State, Urban Development and Poverty Alleviation
1999 Re-elected to 13th Lok Sabha (3rd term)
13 Oct. 1999 - 13 June 2000 Union Minister of State, Ministry of Urban Development and Poverty Alleviation
14 June 2000 - 30 June 2001 Union Minister of State, Ministry of Urban Development and Poverty Alleviation
1 July 2002- 7 Sept. 2003 Union Minister of State, Ministry of Railways
8 Sept. 2003 - May 2004 Union Minister of State (Independent Charge), Ministry of Urban Development and Poverty Alleviation
2004 National Executive Member, Bharatiya Janta Party (BJP)
2005 National Secretary, Bharatiya Janta Party (BJP), In-charge Tamil Nadu State.
2006-2009 President, Bharatiya Janta Party (BJP), Andhra Pradesh.
2009-2013 National Executive Member, BJP
2013 onwards National Vice- President, BJP
2014 Member, National Manifesto Committee, BJP
May, 2014 Re-elected to 16th Lok Sabha (4th term)
1 Sep, 2014 - 9 Nov, 2014 Member, Standing Committee on Railways
12 Sep, 2014 - 9 Nov, 2014 Chairperson, Parliamentary Committee on welfare of other Backward Classes (OBC)
15 Sep, 2014 - 9 Nov, 2014 Member, Committee on Violation of Protocol Norms and Contemptuous Behaviour of Government Officers with Members of Lok Sabha
November 9, 2014 onwards Union Minister of State (Independent Charge), Labour and Employment
Social and Cultural Activities: Slum development, especially through housebuilding and supply of potable water; President, Samsakara Bharathi Cultural Organisation, Andhra Pradesh; Founder, Siva Bharathi Slum Development Organisation, 1979; served the victims of cyclones and natural calamities; organised social and cultural activities through voluntary organisations; interested in mythological songs
Special Interests : Social Work
Favourite Pastimes and Recreation: Reading and listening to music
Sports and Clubs: Carrom, table tennis and cricket
Other Information: General Secretary, Voluntary Organisations, India; Joint Secretary, A.P. Cyclone Committee (RSS); Member, (i) Tobacco Board, 1991-96; (ii) Coconut Board, 1991-96; (iii) Railway Advisory Committee, 1991-96; and (iv) Telephone Advisory Committee, 1991-96