Jaipal Reddy

Indian politician

Sudini Jaipal Reddy (16 January 1942 – 28 July 2019) was an Indian politician. He was the member of the Lok Sabha of India for five terms.[1]

Jaipal Reddy
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Minister of Earth Sciences
In office
29 October 2012 – 18 May 2014
Prime MinisterManmohan Singh
Preceded byVayalar Ravi
Succeeded byJitendra Singh
Minister of Science and Technology
In office
29 October 2012 – 18 May 2014
Prime MinisterManmohan Singh
Preceded byVayalar Ravi
Succeeded byJitendra Singh
Member of the Indian Parliament
for Chevella
In office
June 2009 – May 2014
Preceded byConstituency established
Succeeded byKonda Vishweshwar Reddy
Personal details
Born(1942-01-16)16 January 1942
Nermetta, Hyderabad State, British India
(now Nermetta, Telangana, India)
Died28 July 2019 (aged 77)
Hyderabad, Telangana, India
NationalityIndian
Political partyIndian National Congress
Spouse(s)Lakshmi
Children2 sons and 1 daughter
ResidenceMadgul, Telangana, India
OccupationFarmer
ProfessionPolitical leader
Websitesjaipalreddy.com

He represented the Chevella constituency of Telangana and was a member of the Indian National Congress.

He was a Union Minister for Information and Broadcasting in the I. K. Gujral cabinet in 1998. In 1999 he returned to Indian National Congress after 21 years. In 2004 he was re-elected to 14th Lok Sabha from Miryalaguda Lok Sabha Constituency and then he was a Union Minister for Information and Broadcasting and Union Minister for Urban Development in the United Progressive Alliance-1.[2]

In 2009 he was re-elected to the 15th Lok Sabha from the Chevella constituency and was a Union Minister for Urban Development and Union Minister for Petroleum and Natural Gas.

He was the Union Minister for the Ministry of Earth Sciences and the Ministry of Science and Technology from 29 October 2012 to 18 May 2014.

Reddy died on 28 July 2019 at a hospital in Hyderabad of pneumonia at the age of 77.[3]

ReferencesEdit

  1. "Senior Congress leader Jaipal Reddy passes away at 77". India Today. Press Trust of India. 28 July 2019. Retrieved 28 July 2019.
  2. "Jaipal's push set metro rail projects on track".
  3. "Former Union Minister Jaipal Reddy Dies At 77". NDTV.com. 28 July 2019. Retrieved 28 July 2019.