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Detailed Profile: Shri Rajagopal Lagadapati

NameShri Rajagopal Lagadapati
Constituency from which I am electedVijayawada
Father's NameShri L.V. Rama Naidu
Mother's NameSmt. L. Ramalakshmamma
Date of Birth16 Feb 1964
Birth PlaceNellore (Andhra Pradesh)
Maritial StatusMarried
Date of Marriage 26 Nov 1986
Spouse NameSmt. Lagadapati Padma
No. of ChildrenNo.of Sons:3   No.of Daughters:0
State NameAndhra Pradesh
Party NameIndian National Congress
Permanent Address32-2-10C, Madhu Nagar, MogalrajpuramVijaywada, Andhra PradeshTels. (0866) 2474500, 2492345 9848079999 (M) Fax.(0866) 2496622
Present Address14, Lodhi Estate,New Delhi - 110 003Tel. (011) 24694492, 09868180618, 9868377999 (M) Fax:(011) 24694493
Email id(i) rajalanco[at]yahoo[dot]com (ii) lagadapati[dot]rajagopal[at]sansad[dot]nic[dot]in
Educational QualificationsB. Tech. (Mechanical) Educated at Siddhartha Engineering College, Vijayawada, Andhra Pradesh
Positions Held
2004Elected to 14th Lok Sabha
2004-2009Member, Committee on Urban Development
Member, Committee on Provision of Computers to Member of Lok Sabha , Offices of Political Parties and Officers of Lok Sabha Secretariat
16 Jan. 2007Member, Committee on External Affairs
2009Re-elected to 15th Lok Sabha (2nd term)
6 Aug. 2009Member, Committee on Public Undertakings
31 Aug. 2009Member, Committee on Home Affairs
Member, Consultative Committee for External Affairs
1 May 2010Member, Committee on Public Undertakings
Social and Cultural ActivitiesChairman(i) Lanco Foundation (Humantarian Trust primarily focuses on providing aids and appliances to the physically challenged or differently abled people through artificial limb centres etc.); and (ii) Rajagopal Foundation established for, utensils and other household needs to flood and fire victims in Krishna District and for grants of scholarships to meritorious poor students and also extend medical facilities to poor and downtrodden initiated "Sujalavahani" drinking water bore-well programme; organised blood donation camps, health camps, sports meets; actively associated with Red Cross and similar other organisations; promoted and encouraged Kondapalli Art; and organised Tiranga Run in memory of Late Shri Pingali Venkayya, a great Patriot, who designed the Indian National Flag.
Countries VisitedWidely travelled
Other InformationParticipated in (i) 1,500 km. `Praja Prasthanam Padayatra`; (ii) 2,000 km. `Bullet Yatra` ; and (iii)110 km. `Jawahar Jyothi Padyatra`; and undertaken various Pada Yatras covering 5,000-and-odd kms. by visiting almost every house twice in Vijaywada Constituency.

Source: Lok Sabha