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About Kalvakuntla Chandrashekar RaoKalvakuntla Chandrashekar Rao (KCR) is an Indian politician and the first Chief Minister of Telangana state. He is also the founder of the Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) party formed for the cause of a separate state of Telangana. He has been the Member of the Legislative Assembly (MLA) from different constituencies. He has also been a Member of Parliament and has also held the position of a cabinet minister for Labour and Employment. KCR played an important role in the formation of a separate Telangana state. Besides forming a separate political party, he also spearheaded the movement demanding a separate state. He began a fast-unto-death strike, just a few months after the death of YS Reddy, the then CM of Andhra Pradesh, on Novermber 29th, 2009. The strike ended 11 days later on December 9, 2009 when the Government of India declared the process for formation of the state of Telangana.
Personal life of Kalvakuntla Chandrashekar RaoHe was born on 17 February 1954 in Siddipet, Medak district of Hyderabad state
Apart from Politics: Social Activist
Positions held by Kalvakuntla Chandrashekar Rao
- KVR has been the Member of Legislative Assembly (MLA) from Siddipet constituency consecutively for four times between the years 1985 and 1999.
- He also held the position of the Deputy Speaker of the Andhra Assembly
- He has also served as a Member of Parliament from Mahbubnagar constituency from 2009 to 2014.
- He is the MLA of Gajwel constituency of Medak District, Telangana
- 2 June 2014, he sworn in as the first Chief Minister of Telangana
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Last Updated on 26 February, 2017.