Killi Krupa Rani

Summary

Killi Krupa Rani
Member of Parliament
In office
2009-2014
Preceded byKinjarapu Yerran Naidu
Succeeded byRammohan Naidu Kinjarapu
ConstituencySrikakulam
Personal details
Born (1965-11-19) 19 November 1965 (age 56)
Srikakulam, Andhra Pradesh
Political partyYSR Congress Party
Spouse(s)Rammohan Rao
Children2
ResidenceTekkali
ProfessionDoctor, Politician

Dr. Killi Krupa Rani (born 19 November 1965) is an Indian politician. She is a former member of the Indian Parliament and previously represented Srikakulam from 2009 to 2014.[1] She joined YSR Congress Party in 2019.

Career

Dr. Killi Kruparani is a Medical Practitioner by education. As a Convenor, Dr. Rammohan Rao Charitable Trust, for the last 20 years, she has worked towards providing free drinking water in rural areas, free medical camps, free deliveries, free cataract operations to the blind, pensions to the aged and needy, encouraging students by conducting talent tests and by giving scholarships.[2]

She entered politics and joined the Indian National Congress party, on the eve of completion of Dr. YS Rajashekar Reddy's Padhayatra. Despite losing the parliament election in 2004, she won in 2009, defeating four-time MP, Yerran Naidu.[3] She was inducted into the 15th Lok Sabha and Manmohan Singh's cabinet as Minister of State, Communications and Information Technology. She was a Member, Committee on Health and Family Welfare; Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of External Affairs and Member, Central Social Welfare Board.

She lost in 2014 to Ram Mohan Naidu Kinjarapu.[4] She quit Indian National Congress and later made an announcement that she would join YSRCP on 28 February 2019.[5]

Interests

Dr. Killi is an avid reader and takes an interest in music, history, literature and travelling. She also published a book entitled The 100 years saga of Nehru's family.[2] She is a dedicated social worker.

References

  1. ^ "Profile of Members". Government of India. Archived from the original on 1 February 2013. Retrieved 1 March 2012.
  2. ^ a b "DoT Page". DoT. Archived from the original on 6 July 2013. Retrieved 14 February 2014.
  3. ^ "The Hindu : States / Andhra Pradesh : Cabinet berths likely for 4 Congress leaders from State". Archived from the original on 29 October 2012.
  4. ^ "Election Results 2014: TDP-BJP combine bags 15 Lok Sabha seats in Seemandhra region". The Economic Times. 16 May 2014.
  5. ^ "Former Union Minister Killi Kruparani meets YS Jagan". The Hans India. 19 February 2019.