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K. Chandrashekar Rao Biography, Age, Wife, Children, Family, Facts, Caste, Wiki & More

Updated On : February 17, 2023

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Short Biography

K. Chandrashekhar Rao was born on 17-02-1954 in Hyderabad in the state of Telangana, India. He is an Indian Legislator, Politician & 1st and current Chief Minister of Telangana.

Other Name: Kalvakuntla Chandrashekar Rao, K.C.R.
Other Professions: Legislator Politician

K. Chandrashekar Rao Complete Bio & Career

K Chandrasekhar Rao is a politician from Telangana, a member of the Telangana state movement and Telangana state committee. Chandrasekhar Rao, president of Telangana Rashtra Samithi, represented the Lok Sabha constituency of Karimnagar in Andhra Pradesh in the 14th Lok Sabha. He won from Mahabubnagar constituency in the 15th Lok Sabha He did his primary education from Andhra Pradesh and he got a master's degree in Telugu literature from the Osmania University of Hyderabad. In the year 1970, Chandrasekhar initiated politics during his college and university studies. Before playing an active role in politics, he was an employment consultant and sent workers to Gulf countries.
In 1985, he was involved Telugu Desam Party and was elected MLA. He was Minister of State in Andhra Pradesh from 1987 to 1988. In addition from 1987-88, he was the Minister of State in Andhra Pradesh. He was the President of Public Undertaking Committee from 1992-93. From 1997-99, he was the Union Minister. From 1999 to 2001, he was the Vice-President of the Andhra Pradesh Legislative Assembly.  Prior to the formation of the Telangana Rashtra Samithi, he was a member of the Telugu Desam Party. Demanding the creation of a separate Telangana state, he left the Telugu Desam Party.
on Apr 2001, he resigned from the Telugu Desam Party and resigned as Deputy Speaker, and in the same year, Telangana Rashtra Samithi set up a separate Telangana state slogan. Early Telangana movement, initiated by Telangana ideologue Jayasankar in the media, affected KCR. In 2001, the formation of new states of Uttarakhand, Jharkhand, and Chhattisgarh proved that nothing was impossible for Telangana In 2004, he was elected Lok Sabha member from Karimnagar. Until 2004-06, he worked as Union Labor and Employment Minister.
In 2006, he resigned from the membership of the Parliament and then was elected an MP from an overwhelming majority. In 2008, he resigned again with his three MPs and 16 MLAs and was elected MP for the second time. The main demand of KCR is the creation of the separate Telangana state, which he also announced an indefinite hunger strike. He was also arrested from Karimnagar. He was sworn in as Chief Minister of Telangana on Jun 2014.

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K. Chandrashekar Rao Family, Relatives and Other Relations

Father K. Raghavar Rao
Mother Venkatamma
Sisters Vimala Bai (Eight More Sisters)
Brother K. Ranga Rao
Wife Sobha Rao (23-04-1969)
Son K. T. Rama Rao (Kalvakuntla Taraka Rama Rao, K. T. R.)
Daughter Kalvakuntla Kavitha
Other Relatives T. Harish Rao & Joginapally Santosh Kumar (Nephew)

He was born to K. Raghavar Rao & Venkatamma. He has nine sisters including Vimala Bai and a brother named K. Ranga Rao. He married Sobha Rao on 23-04-1969 & together the couple is blessed with a son, K. T. Rama Rao (Kalvakuntla Taraka Rama Rao, K. T. R.) who is an MLA & Cabinet Minister and a daughter, Kalvakuntla Kavitha (M. P.). T. Harish Rao & Joginapally Santosh Kumar is his nephew.

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Body Measurements

Chest Size 40
Biceps Size 15
Waist Size 32
Skin Colour Wheatish
Eye Colour Black
Hair Colour Black

Personal Info

Home Town Siddipet, Hyderabad State, India
Nationality Indian
Religion Hindu
Address Siddipet, Hyderabad State, India
College Osmania University, Hyderabad
Qualification MA degree in Literature
Hobbies Travelling, Listening Music, Reading
Marital Status Married
Debut He first elected as MLA in 1985 from Telugu Desam Party.


Favorite Color White, Orange
Favorite Place Peaceful Places
Favorite Food Healthy Food, Fish

Shocking / Interesting Facts & Secrets About K. Chandrashekar Rao

  • On 2 June 2014, he swore as the first Chief Minister of Telangana.
  • On 27 Apr 2001, he formed a Telangana Rashtra Samithi.
  • His son KT Rama Rao is a cabinet minister for IT, city administration and urban development.
  • His daughter, Kalkkuntla poetry, Nizamabad, is an MP from Telangana.
  • He served as the Cabinet Minister of Labour and Employment in Manmohan Singh’s Government in 2009
  • He is fluent in Telugu, English, Hindi, and Urdu.
  • He was elected eight times as the President of TSR.
  • On 13 Dec 2018, he became the sec Chief Minister of Telangana

K. Chandrashekar Rao Age, Birthday Facts and Birthday Countdown

69 years, 3months, 19 days old age K. Chandrashekar Rao will turn 70 on 17 February, 2024. Only 8 months, 11 days, 16 hours,55 minutes has left for his next birthday.

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K. Chandrashekar Rao has celebrated the total number of 69 birthdays till date. See the analysis by days count and bar graph.

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