Sri Rayapati Sambasiva Rao

Constituency : Guntur(Andhra Pradesh )
Party Name : Indian National Congress(INC)

Sri Rayapati Sambasiva Rao

Father’s Name    

Shri Venkata Ranga Rao

Date of Birth

7 June 1943

Place of Birth Unguturu Village,  Guntur Dist. (A.P)

Marital Status     

Married on 22 May 1966.

Spouse’s Name   

Smt. Leela Kumari


One son and two daughters.

Educational Qualifications

Educated at New Science College, Hyderabad,
Andhra Pradesh.


Agriculturist, Political and Social
Worker, Religious Missionary, Teacher and Educationist, Trader and Industrialist.

Permanent Address       

4th Line, Lakshmipuram,
Guntur - 522 007, Andhra Pradesh.
Tels. (0863) 2221924 / 2356793 /  2350555 / 2350400,
Fax. (0863) 2356793 / 2240500

Delhi Address

C - 1/20, Pandara park,
Pandara Road, New Delhi.
Tel. : 011-23388272, 
Fax : 011-23388252

Positions Held
Member, Rajya Sabha
Member, Consultative Committee,
Ministry of Commerce.
Member, Consultative Committee, Shipping and Transport.
Treasurer, P.C.A, Andhra Pradesh 
General Secretary, P.C.C,
Andhra Pradesh.
1991-94 Chairman Committee on
Implementation of 20 – Point
Programme, Government of  A.P.

Member, 11th Loksabha


Member 12th Lok Sabha.
Member Committee on Public
Under Takings.
Member Standing Committee Finance.
Member Tobacco Board.

2004 Member 14th Lok Sabha
Chairman, Parliamentary Standing
Committee on Water Resources
Member, Consultative Committee
for Ministry of Commerce and
Social and Cultural Activities
  • Patron of Various Fine arts, Cultural Associations and
  • Founder  of   Educational Institutions like RVR & JC College of Engineering, Law and  Education at Guntur.
  • Drinking Water : Supplied drinking water to the needy villages by tankers at his own cost in rural areas.
  • Rural Development Works with the aid of a  Proclainer owned by him were taken up from his own funds.  Desilting of water tanks Irrigation Channels, Formation of road in slum areas were taken up.
  • Financial assistance to the poor in rural areas. For the rehabilitation of fire victims, flood victims, medical aid, assistance to Prosecute Studies by the poor and deserving students.
  • Philanthropic activities like Construction of Churches, Mosques and Temples were taken up.
  • Vice-Chairman, Indo-Chile Friendship Association
Special Interests  

Study of Political Science, Industrial Development and Export Promotion.

Favorite Pastime and  Recreation

Traveling and Reading.
Sports and Clubs Life Member, Guntur Club, Andhra Social  and Cultural Association, Madras and Delhi Race Club.
Countries Visited

Malaysia, Singapore, Thailand, U.K.
U.S.S.R, U.S.A and number of countries of Eastern and Western Europe.

Other information Chairman, Jayalakshmi Group of Companies Received President of India Award For Outstanding Exports during
Vice Chairman, Tobacco Board (2 terms)
Member, TT Devasthanams (1 term)
Member, All India Council for Technical Education (1998)
Rayapati Sambasiva Rao : Politician, Parliamentarian,
Businessman, Philanthropist .
Sri Rayapati Sambasiva Rao (64 years) is a versatile parliamentarian, dynamic politician, sagacious businessman, illustrious educationist and devoted social worker. Wife : Leela Kumari, blessed with one son and 2 daughters.

Born on 7th June, 1943 in  Ungutur Village, Guntur District, Andhra Pradesh, India, in a farmers family,  Sambasiva Rao graduated (B.Sc.,) from Osmania University. He has a meteoric rise in politics and business. He was a member of the Rajya Sabha (Upper House of Indian Parliament) from 1982 to 1988, member of the 11th Lok Sabha (Lower House of Indian Parliament) from 1996-98, 12th Lok Sabha from 1998 to 99 and 14th Lok Sabha since 2004 on wards. He has been Chairman of the Parliamentary Standing Committee on Water Resources since 2004. He was Chairman (with Cabinet Minister rank) of the committee for implementation of the 20 point programme in 1991 - 94. The was a member of several Parliamentary Standing Committees and consultative committees and Tirumala Tirupathi Devasthanam.

Sri Sambasiva Rao has been actively associated with the Andhra Pradesh Congress Committee (APCC). He was the Treasurer of the APCC in 1985 and General Secretary in 1988.

He is deeply involved in tobacco cultivation and trade. He is the Chairman of the reputed Jayalakshmi Group of Companies leading exporters of Tobacco and Jayalakshmi Spinning Mills Limited, Guntur. He is the recipient of President of India’s Merit Certificate for best performance in tobacco exports. He was Vice-Chairman of the Tobacco Board for two terms.

Sri Sambasiva Rao is closely associated with Nagarjuna Educational Society which managers a chain of reputed educational institutions including the RVR Engineering College, Law College, College of Education, and a degree college.

He is a patron of literature and fine arts and several cultural organizations. He is a member of the Guntur Club, Andhra Social and Cultural Association, Chennai, Race club in Chennai. He is Philanthropist and has a  penchant for social and community service especially for the economic amelioration of the downtrodden. He has provided scholarships to several talented but poor students. His address 4th line, Lakshmipuram, Guntur-522 007, Andhra Pradesh, India.
Wish List
congratulations toRayapatigaru iam studying finalyear in RVR&JC.
ykoteswari, guntur
we all want to see you in higher position, and i predict you will get it soon. best wishes. rgds
kotha.butchi koteswara rao, sangamjagarlamudi
sir, meeru compulsory win avvutaru. all the best to u sir.
PERLI GIFT, chirala, prakasam dist.
once again Congrads ! Hope you bring lot of favours for the upliftment of Guntur people
d s sundar, hyderabad
siva, AT agraharam
Jagadeesh, guntur
congratulations, and all the best 4 ur 5 years ruling, u r the only chowdaries hope in guntur.
srinivas, a.muppalla
Congratulations Sir!
, Salt Lake City
Gud Luck Sir
Gud Kuck Sir
you are going to win deffinetely sir.
alekhya, Guntur
Hi, Vijayam meedi Sir - Rambabu Rayapati, BE(Mech), MCSE, ITIL
Rambabu Rayapati, Latchapalem, Krishna Dist
Dear Sir, All the best Sir and Jayam meede sir - no doubt at all. Thanks, Rayapati Rambabu, BE
Rayapati Rambabu, Hyderabad
Dedicated,devoted, determined & committed leaders like you are the need of the hour.All the Best Sir
no doubt congress wins this elections
murali krishna, guntur
i wish u all the best.sir
srikanth, guntur
You are going to rock in this elections Sir I wish U Better Luck All The Time
Kumar, Lakshmipuram
Dear Sir, meeru tappakunda gelustaru
all the best sir we r with u
vishnuvardhan.kanaparthi, guntur
గుంటూరు గోంగూర పులుపు, మిరప కారం, కలబోసిన కమ్మని ఊరగాయ రుచి లా విజయాన్ని కోరుతూ.....
ఎన్ ఎన్ వి యస్ పురుసొత్తమ, విజయవాడా
Dedicated,devoted, determined & committed leaders like you are the need of the hour.All the Best Sir
Ravi Kumar Peesapati, Secunderabad
u r the person winning in the elections
yvnreddy, Kothagudem
I will you All the Best sir
RaviKiran Amarthaluri, Guntur
Dear Sir, mere gelustharu. advance wishes
Radhika Reddy, Hyderabad
sir miru thappakunda win avutharu i wish u all the best sir.
venkateswara reddy burri, piduguralla
Respected Sir,I personally admire you. I pray God for your win.
v.siva rama sarma, hyderabad
I am very confident that you will win
D.Venkateswarlu, Dammalapadu
No doubt sir,you will win.we all are with you ir, Your Sucess is Sure.All the Best Sir. Sri Hari
N.Sri Hari, Rajhmundry
Sir ,you shoud not be a member of a Corrupted Congress, we feel very proud of your achievement.Bu
Mahesh, Hyderabad
i wish you all the best sir
anilkumar, saripudi suzuki
You should win. all the best
subhash, chilakaluripet
No one replaces the place of guntur m.p otherthan RAYAPATI. JAI RAYAPATI
all d best and congratulations because ur win the elections my family have 50 votes
sudhakar reddy, guntur chuttugunta
Rayapati Garu, Meru gelustaru, a bagavanthudu memalini gelipinchalani korukuntunamu.
Radhika Reddy, Hyderabad
guntur mp rayapati samba siva rao gariki all d best mimalini edurukovatam evarivalla kaduu
sudhakar reddy, guntur chuttugunta
every one leave 4 congress congress ki vote vesi gelipinchandi next cm ys rajashekar reddy
sudhakar reddy, guntur chuttugunta
Dear Sir, U will definately win. I wish u all the best.
Radhika, Hyderabad
sar yappudu manchi chasa vallake manchi garugutundi meru mancha chastatru iam raja best of luck
m.Raja, Guntur
Sir, Your Sucess is Sure & We wish to see you as Indian irrigation Minister. your sucess is Sure.
Y.Prabhakar Rao., Naidupet.Nellore.
I am sure he will won the present Parliment Election & will Hold Irrigaion Ministry. At New Delhi.
Y.Prabhakar Rao., Naidupet,Nellore Dt. A.p.
Shri Rayapati SambasivaRao is a self made man.kind,progressive thinking,beneveloment,Steady hissuces
Y.Prabhakar Rao, Naidupet. spsrNellore.Dt.
you will win no doubt.
ravu, ponnur
good websitesite
monty, guntur
You made us proud by haveing such a great professional website.east or west guntur is best
murthy, guntur
you should make tdp deposit less,sweep all votes.All the best
hassan, ponnur
No doubt sir,you will win.we all are with you
veda, mangalgiri
all the very best,u will win
krishna, ponnur

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