Shri Jaipal Sudini Reddy
[ Indian National Congress-Andhra Pradesh ]

Father's Name : Late Shri Durga Reddy
Mother's Name : Smt. Yashodamma
Date of Birth : 1942-01-16
Place of Birth : Madgul, Distt. Mahbubnagar ( Andhra Pradesh )
Marital Status : Married
Spouse's Name : Smt. Lakshmi
Children : No.of Sons:2 No.of Daughters:1
Educational Qualifications : M.A. (English), B.J. Educated at Osmania University, Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh
Profession : Agriculturist
Permanent Address : H.No. 6-70, Village and Mandal Madgul,Distt. Mahbubnagar - 509 001 Andhra Pradesh
Present Address : 8, Tees January Marg,New Delhi - 110 011,Tels. (011) 23061162, 23063495 (O), 23016207 (R) Fax (011) 23062089 (O)
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Freedom Fighter : No
Positions Held :  
President, Andhra Pradesh Youth Congress ( 1965-71)General Secretary, Andhra Pradesh Congress Committee( 1969-72)Member, Andhra Pradesh Legislative Assembly (four terms) ( 1969-84)Member, National Executive, Janata Party ( 1979-88)Elected to 8th Lok Sabha( 1984)General Secretary, Janata Party ( 1985-88)Member, Rajya Sabha ( 1990-96 and 1997-98)Leader of Opposition, Rajya Sabha ( July 22, 1991 to June 28, 1992)Union Cabinet Minister, Information and Broadcasting ( 1997-98)Re-elected to 12th Lok Sabha (2nd term) ( 1998)Member, Committee on Finance( 1998-99)Member, Committee on Provision of Computers to Members of Parliament, Off. of Parties and Off. of LSS Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of FinanceRe-elected to 13th Lok Sabha (3rd term) ( 1999)Chairman, Committee of Privileges ( 1999-2000)Member, Committee on FinanceMember, Joint Committee on Patents (Second Amendment) Bill, 1999 Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Power ( 2000-2004)Re-elected to 14th Lok Sabha( 4th term)( 2004)Union Cabinet Minister, Information and Broadcasting and Culture( 23 May 2004-17 Nov. 2005)Union Cabinet Minister, Urban Development and Culture( 18 Nov. 2005)Union Cabinet Minister of Urban Development( 29 January 2006-onwards)Vice President, Parliamentary Forum on Water Conservation and Management( )Re-elected to 15th Lok Sabha (5th term)( 2009)Union Cabinet Minister, Urban Development( 31 May 2009)
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Conferred Best Parliamentarian Award, 1998