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Vatti Vasant Kumar is representing Unguturu Assembly Constituency, West Godavari district, Andhra Pradesh. He was elected to AP Assembly for the first time in 2004 elections and won in 2009 elections for the second term. He is a srtong follower of Late Y.S. Rajasekhar Reddy and served as Minister for Rural Development in his cabinet. Vatti Vasanth Kumar was reinducted into the cabinet by N. Kiran Kumar Reddy and was allotted portfolio of Tourism. Vatti resigned to his ministry immediately after allocation of portfolio on the grounds of humiliation to his community in allocating cabinet portfolios. Later he was pacified by the Congress High Command on the promise of changes in portfolios after some time and being continued in the cabinet. Following is the brief profile of Vatti Vasanth Kumar:

Candidate's NameVatti Vasant Kumar
Father’s NameV. Parthasaradhi
Date and Place of Birth10th June, 1953,
Permanent AddressM.M. Puram, Pulla Village,
Bhimadole Mandal,
West Godavari District.
EducationB.Sc., M.B.A.,
Number of terms elected to Assembly2 terms
Public Office held 1. Minister for Rural Development
2. Member, Marine Products Exports
Development Authority, Ministry of commerce Govt. of
India (1986-89).
3. Minister for Tourism and Cinematography
Marital StatusMarried
Name of the SpouseSmt. V. Umadevi
HobbiesSports and Music
Special Interest Playing Tennis, Promoting
Games and Sports and
Cultural Activities in the Constituency.
Favourite PastimeMeeting people and friends
Travels abroadSingapore, Thailand, South Korea, Australia and Taiwan
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