Kinjarapu Yerrannaidu

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Kinjarapu Yerrannaidu was a politician of the Telugu Desam Party. He served as a politburo member of the party. Yerrannaidu was a Member of Parliament in the Lok Sabha from 1996-2009. He was elected from the Srikakulam Lok Sabha constituency consecutively four times for the 11th, 12th, 13th and 14th Lok Sabha. He was also elected to the Andhra Pradesh Legislative Assembly for four terms from 1982 till 1996.

Yerrannaidu was born on February 23, 1957 at Nimmada in Srikakulam district. He was born to K Dali Naidu and K Kalavathamma. Yerrannaidu is an Agriculturist and also a Lawyer. He was married to Vijaya Kumari on May 28, 1982. The couple has two children - a daughter and a son Ram Mohan Naidu. He studied Dr. VS Krishna College and at Andhra University in Visakhapatnam. Yerrannaidu is a graduate in B.Sc. and B.L.

Yerrannaidu passed way in a car accident on November 2, 2012.

Positions Held

Year Position
1982-1996 Member, Andhra Pradesh Leglislative Assembly (four terms)
Member, Privileges Committee, Andhra Pradesh Legislative Assembly
Member, Telegu Desam Politburo
Member, Committee of Privileges
Member, Panel of Chairmen
Chairman, Committee on Agriculture
1995-1996 Chief Whip, Andhra Pradesh Legislative Assembly
1996-1998 Union Cabinet Minister, Rural Areas and Employment
1996 Elected to 11th Lok Sabha (1st term)
1998 Re-elected to 12th Lok Sabha (2nd term)
Chairman, Committee on Subordinate Legislation, Andhra Pradesh Legislative Assembly
Leader, Telgu Desam Parliamentary Party, Lok Sabha
Chairman, Committee on the Welfare of the Backward Classes, Andhra Pradesh Legislative Assembly
1998-1999 Member, Panel of Chairmen
Leader, T.D.P. Parliamentary Party, Lok Sabha
1999-2004 Chairman, Committee on Railways
Member, Telugu Desam Politburo
Member, Business Advisory Committee
Member, General Purposes Committee
Member, General Purposes Committee
Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Civil Aviation
1999 Re-elected to 13th Lok Sabha (3rd term)
Member, Public Accounts Committee
Member, Ethics Committee
Member, Joint Parliamentary Committee on Safty of Perticide Residves in soft and aucated drinks
2004 Re-elected to 14th Lok Sabha (4th term)
2003-2004 Member, Committee on External Affairs
Member, Joint Parliamentary Committee, S.E.B.I.
Member, Committee on Labour and Welfare
2000-2004 Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Steel
Member, General Purposes Committee
Member, Committee on Social Justice & Empowerment
Leader, Telugu Desam Parliamentary Party
Special Invitee, Business Advisory Committee

Third Death Anniversary

On 3 November 2015, the Srikakulam district administration has organised the third death anniversary of Yerrannaidu as per the government orders. The statue of Yerrannaidu was unveiled at the Seven Road Junction in Srikakulam. The program was attended by Minister Kinjarapu Atchan Naidu, district collector P Lakshmi Narasimham, Srikakulam MP Kinjarapu Rammohan Naidu, MLAs, MLCs and TDP leaders. A blood donation camp was organised at the MP's office in the town. Rich tributes to Yerrannaidu was paid at the Yerranna Ghat in Nimmada village of Kotabmmali mandal.


September 20, 2011: Yerrannaidu blames the Government for the delay in the verdict of the disproportionate assets case against Jagan Mohan Reddy.


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