Madhavaneni Raghunandan Rao (born 23 March 1968) is an Indian politician from Telangana state who is an MLA from Dubbaka (won in Bypolls 2020). He is known to be a strong supporter of Telangana state ideology. He is a lawyer by profession. Here Checkout Dubbaka BJP candidate Raghunandan Rao Biography, Education, Political career.
- Name: Madhavaneni Raghunandan Rao
- DOB: March 23, 1968
- Birth Place: Siddipet
- Nationality: Indian
- Residence: Patancheru
- Education: BSc, LLB, BEd, PG Diploma human rights.
Dubbaka BJP candidate Raghunandan Rao
Professional career: Raghunandan Rao relocated to Patancheru in 1991 and worked as a news contributor for a Telugu daily newspaper for 5 years. He enrolled as an advocate in the Bar Association of High Court of Andhra Pradesh and is popularly known for handling MP Asaduddin Owaisi bail petition.
Political career: In 2001, he ventured into politics by joining Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) 2001. He was expelled from TRS on allegations of meeting Telugu Desam Party (TDP) chief N Chandrababu Naidu. He later joined in BJP and contested in legislative assembly elections for the Dubbak constituency.
Case: A rape case was filed against Raghunandan Rao in February 2020 by a 47-year-old woman who lodged a complaint claiming that she was sexually assaulted in 2007 by the BJP leader. However, he refuted the allegations.
Assets and liabilities: According to the report submitted during the 2018 elections, Rao has got assets worth Rs 15,93,52,435 and liabilities of Rs 80,00,000.