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L Ramana

L Gandula Ramana is the President of the Telangana Telugu Desam Party. He is a politician from Karimnagar and a member of TDP politburo. In March 2014, he is appointed President of the TDP election coordination committee.

Ramana was a former Member of Legislative Assembly (MLA) of Jagityal Constituency.

Ramana was born on April 4, 1961 in Jagtial village of Karimnagar. He is the son of Ganga Ram. He is a graduate in Bachelor of Sciences in SKNR Degree College (1978-81). He is married to Sandhya on August 8, 1990. He is a politician and social worker by profession.

Positions Held

  • Member of Parliament, Lok Sabha (11th) - 1996
  • Member of AP Legislative Assembly - 1994-96
  • Minister of Handlooms and Textiles - 1994-96

Permanent Address

L. Ramana, Balogi Nagar, Jagtial
Karimnagar 505327


On March 10, 2016, L Ramana said that the TDP party would move to court challenging the Telangana Speaker S Madhusudana Chary's decision to merge the 12 TDP MLAs defected to TRS in the latter's party. Ramana said that the MLAs defected to TRS were not immune to anti-defection laws because they contemplated that the merger should take place at the behest of the party with resolutions from village, mandal, district and State-level bodies. Individual MLAs cannot seek merger with another party on their own.