Birth Name : Kalvakuntla Chandrashekar Rao
Date of birth : 17/02/1954
Place of birth : Chintamadaka, Medak dist, Andhra pradesh, India
Category : Politicians
Kalva Kuntla Chandrasekhar Rao, famous as KCR, he is politician from Andhra Pradesh. He was born on February 17, 1954 at Chintamadaka, Medak dist, Andhra pradesh, India. KCR parents are 'Raghavar Rao' and 'Venkatamma', he married 'Shobha' on 23 April 1969 and they have a son and a daughter, those names are 'K. T. Rama Rao', 'Kalvakuntla Kavitha'.
KCR studied M.A. (Litt) and educated at Osmania University, Hyderabad.
He is a member of the 15th Lok Sabha of India. He is a Member of Parliament and is the president of the Telangana Rashtra Samithi. He was the cabinet minister for Labour and Employment
Telugu Desam Party
KCR was member of AP Legislative Assembly during 1985-2004. He was then a leader of the Telugu Desam Party(TDP) who elected thrice to AP Assembly on the TDP ticket. He also served as Minister of State in Government of Andhra Pradesh during 1987-88 and also as a Cabinet Minister during 1997-99. He was appointed and served as Deputy Speaker of AP Assembly during 1999-2001.
Telangana Rashtra Samithi
KCR Dissatisfied with his prospects in TDP resigned from the TDP. He thought that did not respect the sentiments of the Telangana people. He claimed that the politicians of the region were being suppressed and believed that separatism is the only solution. He formed the Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) to campaign for his separatist agenda. In 2004 elections, KCR won the Siddipet state assembly constituency and also the Karimnagar Lok Sabha constituency, both as a TRS candidate. The TRS fought the 2004 general elections in alliance with the Indian National Congress and Rao was one of the five TRS candidates who were returned as MPs. In 2009, when KCR won the Mahbubnagar Lok Sabha constituency for the TRS, the party fought the general elections as part of the opposition coalition.