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Lagadapati Rajagopal


Lagadapati Rajagopal

Lagadapati Rajagopal is a politician of the Congress party in Andhra Pradesh. He is a Member of Parliament representing Vijayawada constituency.

He is an industrialist, entrepreneur and social worker. Rajagopal represents the Vijayawada constituency in the 15th Lok Sabha. He is the founder and chairman of Lanco infratech group of companies.

Personal Biography

Lagadapati Rajagopal was born on February 16, 1964 in Nellore. He did his schooling in Loyola Public School, Guntur and is a B.Tech graduate from V R Siddhartha Engineering College. Rajagopal has married Padma, daughter of ex-MP Parvathaneni Upendra.

Professional Biography

Rajagopal is an entrepreneur and owns several businesses. His wife Padma manages the Placida resorts in Kondapur, Hyderabad. In May 2012, an explosion at the resorts damaged the resorts.

Political Stand and Ideology

Against Telangana State

Lagadapati Rajagopal is against the formation of a separate Telangana state. He frequently participates in protests and demonstrations for a United Andhra.

On December 8, 2012 Rajagopal said there is no question of giving away Hyderabad to Telangana state. He said that the jobs created in Hyderabad were from the investments of people from Andhra and Rayalaseema regions.

Timeline

Rajagopal said he felt that the new government should be in Seemandhra. The swearing-in of the Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh should be held here, he said. Rajagopal also said that the new Seemandhra government should change the name of the State to Telugu Nadu and not Andhra Pradesh. Rajagopal cast his vote at the Jan Sikshan Sansthan polling booth in Mogalrajapuram in Vijayawada. May 7, 2014

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Andhra Pradesh News on December 29, 2012
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Andhra Pradesh News on February 10, 2012
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