Balram Naik


Porika Naik Balram known as Balram Naik (born 6 June 1964) is an Indian politician and a member of the Indian National Congress political party.[1] He was a member of the 15th Lok Sabha, Lower House of the Parliament of India.[2]

Porika Naik Balram
Member of Parliament
for Mahabubabad
In office
June 2009 – May 2014
Succeeded bySitaram Naik
Personal details
Born (1964-06-06) 6 June 1964 (age 57)
Mahabubabad, Andhra Pradesh
Nationality India
Political partyIndian National Congress
Married 17 July 1986
Children2 Sons
Residence(s)Banjara hills, Hyderabad
Alma materB.A from Andhra University, Hyderabad
ProfessionSocial Worker, Politician, Minister in the Indian Council of Ministers
Official BiographyWeb link
Lok Sabha Committee MembershipsMember, Committee on Labour

Early lifeEdit

Balram was born in Madanapalli, Warangal in a rural Banjara family to Laxman Naik and Lakshmi. He holds the Bachelor of Arts degree from Andhra University.


Balram Naik was a police constable and then was into real estate business before entering politics in 2009.

He was elected to 15th Lok Sabha in 2009 and he represents Mahabubabad, a parliamentary constituency in Andhra Pradesh state.[3] He was a member, Committee on Labour.

He was inducted into Manmohan Singhs cabinet as Minister of State in October 2012. Now he is an ex MP.

Social and cultural activitiesEdit

Balram is involved in social work for upliftment and welfare of Tribal persons in the State of Andhra Pradesh and running Old age homes to provide shelter to elderly persons and sick persons.[3]

Personal lifeEdit

Balram Naik is married to Tirupatamma and has two sons.


  1. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 4 September 2011. Retrieved 17 January 2022.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  2. ^ "Reddy Told to Avoid Repressive Means to Curb Protests | news.outlooki…". Archived from the original on 11 July 2012.
  3. ^ a b "Fifteenth Lok Sabha Members Bioprofile - Balram, Shri Porika Naik". Archived from the original on 20 August 2010. Retrieved 24 June 2010.