Aruna Kumari Galla is from a family of industrialist turned politicians. She is representing Chandragiri Assembly Constituency of Chittoor District and has been elected on the ticket of Indian National Congress. She has been part of the cabinet in Government of Andhra Pradesh during 2004-2010. She held Major industries ministry during 2004-2010 and has been shifted to all important Mines and Geology portfolio in the cabinet of N. Kiran Kumar Reddy. She is the only minister from her community in the newly formed cabinet. The recent developments indicating that Aruna Kumari has not been satisfied with her latest portfolio and is thinking of extending support to YS Jagan Mohan Reddy.
Aruna Kumari elected three terms from Chandragiri Constituency. She has strong hold on the constituency and has been consistent in getting support from the voters. Amar Raja Batteries, one of the biggest battery manufacturing companies is owned by her family. Following is the brief profile of Galla Aruna Kumari.
Aruna Kumari Galla Profile
Husband’s Name: G. Ramachandra Naidu
Category: General (Kamma)
Permanent Residential Address: Giridrushuya, C/o Amara Raja Batteries Ltd., Karakaambadi, Renigunta, Cuddapah Road, Tirupathi, Chittoor District.
Date and Place of Birth: 1st August, 1945 Diguvamagham Village in Mandal Aragonda, Chittoor District
Educational Qualifications: B.Sc. Computers
Number of terms elected: 3 (1999, 2004 and 2009)
Marital Status: Married
Name of the Spouse: G. Ramachandra Naidu
Number of Children: One Son and one Daughter
Profession: Industrialist, Politician
Special Interest: Issues related to farmers and agricultural labour.
Favorite Pastime and Recreation: Spending time with people of the villages in the constituency.
1. Aragonda nundi America Varaku
2. America Loni Telugu Vari Samasyalu
3. Writing Stories on Social disparities and other subjects.