Dr. Daggubati Venkateswara is elder son in law of icon of Telugu pride late N.T. Rama Rao. Daggubati Venkateswara Rao served as an MLA and MP of Telugu Desam Party and presently associated with the Congress Party. He is MLA from Parchur Assembly Constituency of Prakasam district for four terms. His father late Daggubati Chenchu Ramaiah is also a known politician and leader in the district politics. His wife Smt. Daggubati Purandeswari is serving as central minister for Human Resource Development for the consecutive second term. Daggubati Venkateswara Rao married daughter of NTR, Purandeswari on 9th May 1979. Following is the brief profile and biodata of Dr. Daggubati Venkateswara Rao:
Daggubati Venkateswara Rao has been a constant criticizer of Nara Chandrababu Naidu for backstabbing NTR in famous August crisis in TDP during 1995. He was distanced himself from TDP and joined in BJP for a while after a brief association with NTR TDP of Lakshmi Parvathi. Daggubati is a Ex-Minister in the cabinets of NTR and also a Member of Parliament from Bapatla. He won the 2009 Assembly Elections from Parchur Constituency by a majority of 2776 votes. He was elected to AP State Assembly in 1984, 1985, 1989, 2004, 2009 elections and to Loksabha in 1991 and also to Rajya Sabha in 1996.
An MBBS Doctor by profession, Daggubati Venkateswara Rao is an ardent reader of state and national politics. He penned a book recently, Oka Charitra, Konni Nijaalu' (One History - Some Truths) on the August Crisis in Telugu Desam Party. He was born in Nuzvid, Krishna District of Andhra Pradesh. Daggubati family have a son, Hitesh Chenchuram and a daughter, Nivedita. Daggubati is interested in sports, social activities, book reading etc. He wrote several articles in various newspapers.
More about Daggubati family is available on official website of Daggubati Purandeswari, daggubati.in . You can download Telugu and English versions of Daggubati Book 'The Other Side of the Truth - A Journey Into the Past' at http://daggubati.in/books.html . Contact Address of Daggubati: House No. 65, Road No. 13, Banjara Hills, Hyderabad - 500 034. Phone: 040 - 23398204, 040 - 23394959 (fax).