Vyricherla Kishore Chandra Suryanarayana Deo
(born 15 February 1947) is an Indian
politician and a member of the Indian National Congress
political party. He has been elected to the Lok Sabha
for five times, and has also held one term in the Rajya Sabha
. he has been a cabinet minister with responsibility for Tribal and Panchayati Raj affairs.
Kishore Chandra Deo was born in Kurupam
to Raja V. Durgaprasad Deo of Kurupam and Rajmata Sobhalata Devi. He belongs to the Konda Dora scheduled tribe community, and is from a family of tribal hill chiefs. He was educated in Madras
, he holds an M.A. degree in Political Science and a B.A. degree in Economics from Madras Christian College
, Madras (now Chennai
).He is the one of the most respected Parliament member of india.
Deo is a member of the Lok Sabha representing the Araku (ST) constituency in the southern state of Andhra Pradesh. He is a member of the Congress Working Committee (CWC) which is the highest decision-making body of the party. He was first elected to parliament in 1977 and has been elected to the Lok Sabha five times, and has also held one term in the Rajya Sabha (upper house of Parliament). On 12 July 2011 he was sworn in as a Cabinet Minister in the Union Cabinet, holding the portfolios of Tribal Affairs and Panchayati Raj.
He was also a Minister of State for Steel, Mines and Coal in the Central Cabinet in 1979-80.<ref... Read More