Ashok Gajapathi Raju Wiki and Biography: Ashok Gajapathi Raju is an Indian Politician and the former Union Minister for Civil Aviation in the Narendra Modi Government. He is the Scion of Royal Family of Vizayanagaram princely state. He is the younger son of the last Maharaja of Vizianagaram.
Ashok Gajapathi Raju Wiki: Age, Family, Education, Political Career, Profession, Net Worth, Controversies
|Real Name||Ashok Gajapathi Raju Pusapati|
|Nick Name||Ashok Gajapathi Raju|
|Profession||Politician and Agriculturist|
|Wife Name||P. Suneela Gajapathi Raju|
|Date of Birth||26th June 1951|
|Birth Place||Chennai, Tamil Nadu|
|Father Name||P. Vijayarama Gajapathi Raju|
|Mother Name||Kusum Madagavkar|
|Source of Income||Government Salary|
|Net Worth Salary||4Crores+(Approx.)|
Ashok Gajapathi Biography
Ashok Gajapathi Raju Personal Life
Ashok Gajapathi Raju comes from the Pusapati Royal Family, He is the son of Maharaja Pusapati Vijayarama Gajapathi Raju, The last Maharaja. His family is known for its Philanthropy through its temples that include the famous Simhachalam temple and the Maharaja Alak Narayana Society for Arts and Sciences which runs a number of Education Institutions.
Ashok Gajapathi Raju Education
Ashok Gajapathi Raju comes from the Pusapati Royal Family. He was educated at Scindia School Gwalior, Hyderabad Public School, Vishakapatnam. His father Pusapati Vijayarama Gajapati Raju and his brother Pusapati Ananda Gajapathi Raju were also Indian Parliamentarians and ministers in the state government. He is a former president of Andhra Cricket Association.
Ashok Gajapathi Raju Political Career
He won the Vizianagaram Vidhan Sabha Constituency for the first time as Janata party candidate. He joined the TDP when it was formed in 1982 and won the state assembly elections in 1983, 1985, 1989, 1994, 1999, and 2009. He won the 2014 Indian general election to the 16th Lok Sabha, He was the Union Minister for Civil Aviation in the National Democratic Alliance Cabinet.