Dr. Jetty Geeta Reddy was elected from Zahirabad Assembly Constituency in Medak District of Andhra Pradesh which is reserved for Scheduled Castes during 2009 elections. Earlier she was elected twice from Gajwel Assembly Constituency of the same district. Geeta Redy belongs to SC Mala community and did her Medicine from Osmania Medical College, Hyderabad. She is Doctor by profession and one of the senior members in the cabinet. Geeta Reddy's name hass been in the news for a while for the candidature of Chief Ministership after the exit of K. Rosaiah. She has been strong contender for the berth of Deputy Chief Minister, selection of which is postponed by the Congress high command for the time being.
Geetha Reddy was a minister in the cabinets of Dr. Marri Chenna Reddy, Kotla Vijaya Bhaskar Reddy, Dr. Y.S.Rajasekhara Reddy, K. Rosaiah and presently in N. Kiran Kumar Reddy. She was minister for IPR, Cinematography, FDC and Tourism in Rosaiah's cabinet. She was also president of AP Mahila Congress during 2000-04. Dr. Geeta Reddy is presently handling the portfolio of Major Industries in Kiran Kumar Reddy's cabinet. Following is the brief profile of Dr. Geeta Reddy.
Biodata of Geetha Reddy:
1) Name: Dr. Jetty Geeta Reddy
2) Husband's Name: Ramachandra Reddy
3) Category: S.C.
4) Permanent Address: 10-1-5/C, Road No. 4, West Marred Pally, Secunderabad.
5) Date and Place of Birth: 17th April 1947
6) Educational Qualifications: 1. M.B.B.S. (M.R.C.O.G. (London)
2. Member of Royal College of obstetrician and Gynecology.
3. Founder member of Australian College of obstetrician and Gynecologists.
7) Profession: Doctor - Politician
8) Number of terms elected to Assembly: 3 Terms
9) Public Office held: 1. Cabinet Minister of AP: 1989-91
2. Cabinet Minister of AP: 1992-94
3. Cabinet Minister of AP: 2004- Till the date
10) Marital Status: Married
11) Name of the Spouse: Dr. Ramachandra Reddy
12) Number of Children: One Daughter
13) Hobbies and Special Interests: Listening to Devotional Music and Songs and
14) Reading New Age Books, Arts and Crafts, Yoga and Meditation
15) Travels abroad: London, North and South America, Japan, Korea, Singapore Malaysia, Saudi Arabia and Hong Kong
16) Favourite Pastime and Recreation: Spending time with Family and Playing with her Pomeranian Dogs
17) Publications: Articles on obstetrics and Gynaecology