BANDARU DATTATREYA (often called DATTANNA, born 26 February 1947) is
an Indian politician from the
Telangana . He is currently the Minister
of Labour and Employment in the
Narendra Modi Government. He was the
president of the United
Andhra Pradesh unit of the Bharatiya Janta
Party (BJP). He has been elected as a member of parliament for 10th,
12th, 13th Lok Sabhas (1991-2004) from Secunderabad Lok Sabha
constituency and was a Union Minister in
Atal Bihari Vajpayee
Atal Bihari Vajpayee 's
government. He was re-elected to 16th
Lok Sabha from Secunderabad
Constituency. He is a
BJP National Vice-President and a Union Minister
of State (Independent Charge) in charge of Labour and Employment.
Dattatreya belongs to a lower caste and comes from a modest
Bandaru Dattatreya started his career with Rashtriya Swayamsevak
Sangh (RSS). He was a pracharak before joining the BJP.
Positions held :
Bharatiya Janata Party
Bharatiya Janata Party (B.J.P.), Andhra Pradesh.
* 1981 - 1989:General-Secretary, B.J.P., Andhra Pradesh.
* 1991: Elected to 10th
Lok Sabha (Member, Public Accounts Committee
and Committee on Welfare of SCs, STs and Minorities)
* 1996 - 1998:President, B.J.P., Andhra Pradesh.
* 1998:Re-elected to 12th
Lok Sabha (2nd term).
* 1998 - 1999:Union Minister of State, Urban Development .
* 1999:Re-elected to 13th
Lok Sabha (3rd term) .
* 13 October 1999 - 14 June 2000:Union Minister of State, Ministry
of Urban Development .
* 14 June 2000 - 30 June 2002:Union Minister of State, Ministry of
Urban Development and Poverty Alleviation.
* 1 July 2002 - 2004:Union Minister of State, Ministry of Railways.
* 2014- Elected to 16th
Lok Sabha from Secunderabad Constituency.
BJP National Vice-President
* 2014- Chairman : committee on OBC's welfare
* 2014- Ministry of State (Independent Charge), Labour and
* ^ New mantris in PM
Narendra Modi durbar, Times of India, 10
Bandaru Dattatreya - a simple leader from backward class
(Profile), Business Standard, 20 January 2016)
* ^ Cabinet expansion: Rajiv Pratap Rudy,
Bandaru Dattatreya get
Independent charge - See more at:
The Indian Express, 20 January 2-16
* ^ "
Bandaru Dattatreya says his letter has nothing to do with
Dalit student\'s suicide". IBNLive. Retrieved 2016-01-18.
T Maniamma Member of Parliament
1991 – 1996 Succeeded by
P.V. Rajeshwar Rao
P.V. Rajeshwar Rao Member of Parliament
1998 – 2004 Succeeded by
Anjan Kumar Yadav
Anjan Kumar Yadav Member of Parliament
2014 – Present Succeeded by
Narendra Singh Tomar
Narendra Singh Tomar MINISTER OF LABOUR AND EMPLOYMENT
9 November 2014 – present Succeeded by