The Rajya Sabha (meaning the "Council of States") is the upper house of the Parliament of India. Andhra Pradesh elects 11 seats and they are indirectly elected by the state legislators of Andhra Pradesh. After formation of Telangana State in 2014, 7 seats were allotted to Telangana, and 5 seats to Andhra Pradesh. The number of seats, allocated to the party, are determined by the number of seats a party possesses during nomination and the party nominates a member to be voted on. Elections in within the state legislatures are held using Single transferable vote with proportional representation.

Current members

Keys:   YSRCP (9)   BJP (1)   TDP (1)

No Name[1] Party affiliation Date of
Appointment[2]
Date of
Retirement[2]
1 V. Vijayasai Reddy YSRCP 22-Jun-2022 21-Jun-2028
2 R. Krishnaiah YSRCP 22-Jun-2022 21-Jun-2028
3 S. Niranjan Reddy YSRCP 22-Jun-2022 21-Jun-2028
4 Beeda Masthan Rao YSRCP 22-Jun-2022 21-Jun-2028
5 Alla Ayodhya Rami Reddy YSRCP 22-Jun-2020 21-Jun-2026
6 Mopidevi Venkataramana YSRCP 22-Jun-2020 21-Jun-2026
7 Pilli Subhash Chandra Bose YSRCP 22-Jun-2020 21-Jun-2026
8 Parimal Nathwani YSRCP 22-Jun-2020 21-Jun-2026
9 Vemireddy Prabhakar Reddy YSRCP 03-Apr-2018 02-Apr-2024
10 C. M. Ramesh BJP 03-Apr-2018 02-Apr-2024
11 Kanakamedala Ravindra Kumar TDP 03-Apr-2018 02-Apr-2024

JAN/BJP Rajya Sabha members from Andhra Pradesh state

Name (alphabetical last name) Party affiliation Date of appointment Date of retirement Term Designation
Kota Punnaiah Janata Party 10/04/1972 09/04/1978 3
P Babul Reddy Janata Party 03/04/1982 02/04/1998 1
S. Jaipal Reddy Janata Party 03/04/1990 02/04/1996 1 Central Minister & Opposition Floor Leader Rajya Sabha
B. Satyanarayan Reddy Janata Party 10/04/1978 09/04/1984 1 Governor
Ratnabai Sreenivasa Rao Janata Party 10/04/1972 09/04/1978 1
Nirmala Sitharaman Bharatiya Janata Party 03/07/2014 21/06/2016 1 Central Minister
Y. S. Chowdary Bharatiya Janata Party 22/06/2016 21/06/2022 2 Central Minister
Suresh Prabhu Bharatiya Janata Party 22/06/2016 21/06/2022 2 Central Minister
C. M. Ramesh Bharatiya Janata Party 03/04/2018 01/06/2024 2
D. Venkateshwar Rao Bharatiya Janata Party 10/04/1996 09/04/2002 1
T G Venkatesh Bharatiya Janata Party 22/06/2016 21/06/2022 1

YSRCP Rajya Sabha members from Andhra Pradesh state

Name (alphabetical last name) Party affiliation Date of appointment Date of retirement Term Designation
Pilli Subhash Chandra Bose YSR Congress Party 22/06/2020 21/06/2026 1
Mopidevi Venkataramana YSR Congress Party 22/06/2020 21/06/2026 1
Alla Ayodhya Rami Reddy YSR Congress Party 22/06/2020 21/06/2026 1
V. Vijaysai Reddy YSR Congress Party 22/06/2016 21/06/2028 2 Rajya Sabha YCP Floor Leader
Vemireddy Prabhakar Reddy YSR Congress Party 03/04/2018 02/04/2024 1
Parimal Nathwani YSR Congress Party 22/06/2020 21/06/2026 3
R. Krishnaiah YSR Congress Party 22/06/2022 21/06/2028 1
S. Niranjan Reddy YSR Congress Party 22/06/2022 21/06/2028 1
Beeda Masthan Rao YSR Congress Party 22/06/2022 21/06/2028 1

TDP Rajya Sabha members from Andhra Pradesh state

Name (alphabetical last name) Party affiliation Date of appointment Date of retirement Term Designation
Renuka Chowdary Telugu Desam Party 03/04/1986 02/04/1998[3] 2 Central Minister
Y. S. Chowdary Telugu Desam Party 22/06/2010 21/06/2016 1 Central Minister
S. M. Laljan Basha Telugu Desam Party 10/04/2002 09/04/2008 1
Sudarshan Akarapu Telugu Desam Party 10/04/2002 09/04/2008 1
N. P. Durga Telugu Desam Party 03/04/2002 02/04/2008 1
T.Devender Goud Telugu Desam Party 03/04/2012 02/04/2018 1
Nandamuri Harikrishna Telugu Desam Party 10/04/2008 09/04/2014 1
Kalvala Prabhakar Rao Telugu Desam Party 03/04/1986 02/04/1992 1
Kanakamedala Ravindra Kumar Telugu Desam Party 03/04/2018 02/04/2024 1
Prof C Lakshmanna Telugu Desam Party 10/04/1984 09/04/1990 1
Thota Seetharama Lakshmi Telugu Desam Party 10/04/2014 09/04/2020 1
Dr Y Lakshmi Prasad Telugu Desam Party 10/04/1996 09/04/2002 1
Mohan Babu Telugu Desam Party 18/04/1995 02/04/2000 1
L Narsing Naik Telugu Desam Party 03/04/1988 12/01/1989 1
Mudragada Padmanabham Telugu Desam Party 13/09/1989 02/04/1994 1
P Radhakrishnan Telugu Desam Party 10/04/1984 09/04/1990 1
Jaya Prada Telugu Desam Party 10/04/1996 09/04/2002[4] 1
Alladi P Rajkumar Telugu Desam Party 03/04/1994 02/04/2006 2
C. Ramachandraiah Telugu Desam Party 03/04/1998 02/04/2004 1
Telugu Desam Party 22/06/2004 21/06/2010 2
R Ramachandraiah Telugu Desam Party 03/04/1998 02/04/2004 1
Dr G Vijay Mohan Reddy Telugu Desam Party 03/04/1986 02/04/1992 1
M. V. Mysura Reddy Telugu Desam Party 03/04/2006 02/04/2012 1
Yalla Sesi Bhushana Rao Telugu Desam Party 10/04/1984 09/04/1990 1
Gundu Sudha Rani Telugu Desam Party 22/06/2010 01/06/2014 1
Rao Gopal Rao Telugu Desam Party 03/04/1986 02/04/1992 1
Vanga Geetha Telugu Desam Party 03/04/2000 02/04/2006 1
Yerra Narayanaswamy Telugu Desam Party 03/04/1994 02/04/2000 1
Talari Manohar Telugu Desam Party 03/04/1986 02/04/1992 1
P. Upendra Telugu Desam Party 10/04/1984 09/04/1996 2
Dr. Yelamanchili Sivaji Telugu Desam Party 03/04/1988 02/04/1994 1
M K Rehman Telugu Desam Party 05/10/1987 02/04/1994 2
K M Saifullah Telugu Desam Party 10/04/1996 09/04/2002 1
Ramamuni Reddy Sirigi Reddy Telugu Desam Party 03/04/2000 02/04/2006 1
K Kalaventak Rao Telugu Desam Party 03/04/1998 02/04/2004 1
Garikapati Mohan Rao Telugu Desam Party 10/04/2014 01/06/2014 1
K Rama Mohana Rao Telugu Desam Party 03/04/2000 02/04/2006 1
P Prabhakar Reddy Telugu Desam Party 03/04/1998 02/04/2004 1
S Ramachandra Reddy Telugu Desam Party 10/04/1996 09/04/2002 1
Ravula Chandra Sekar Reddy Telugu Desam Party 03/04/2002 02/04/2008 1
Narreddy Tulasi Reddy Telugu Desam Party 03/04/1988 02/04/1994 1
Yarlagadda Lakshmi Prasad Telugu Desam Party 10/04/1996 09/04/2002[4] 1
Yadlapati Venkatarao Telugu Desam Party 10/04/1998 09/04/2004 1
B. Satyanarayan Reddy Telugu Desam Party 10/04/1984 09/04/1990 2
C. M. Ramesh Telugu Desam Party 03/04/2012 01/06/2014 1

INC Rajya Sabha members from Andhra Pradesh state

Name (alphabetical last name) Party affiliation Date of appointment Date of retirement Term Designation
Syed R Ali Indian National Congress 03/04/1980 02/04/1992 2
Raashid Alvi Indian National Congress 22/06/2000 02/04/2012 2
K. Keshava Rao Indian National Congress 03/04/2006 02/04/2012 1
G. Sanjeeva Reddy Indian National Congress 03/04/2006 02/04/2012 1
C. Ammanna Raja Indian National Congress 03/04/1962 02/04/1968 1
M Anandam Indian National Congress 11/03/1969 02/04/1980 2
Neelam Sanjiva Reddy Indian National Congress 20/11/1964 02/04/1972 3 Central Minister & Loksabha Speaker
Neelam Sanjiva Reddy Indian National Congress 03/04/1974 02/04/1980 4 Central Minister & Loksabha Speaker
Dasari Narayana Rao Indian National Congress 03/04/2000 02/04/2012 2 Central Minister
Alladi P Rajkumar Indian National Congress 03/04/2000 02/04/2006 1
Dasari Nagabhushan Rao Indian National Congress 03/04/1998 02/04/2004 1
V.C. Keshava Rao Indian National Congress 03/04/1974 02/04/1986 2
T. Subbarami Reddy Indian National Congress 03/04/2002 02/04/2020 3 Central Minister
Nandi Yellaiah Indian National Congress 03/04/2002 02/04/2014 2
R.Narsimha Reddy Indian National Congress 03/04/1974 02/04/1980 1
J C Nagi Reddy Indian National Congress 29/11/1966 02/04/1972 2
D Ramanuja Rao Indian National Congress 16/06/1960 15/06/1962 1
B Gopala Reddy Indian National Congress 18/08/1958 02/04/1962 2
T. Anjaiah Indian National Congress 10/04/1978 09/04/1984 1
Meka Rangaiah Appa Rao Indian National Congress 20/03/1981 02/04/1982 1
T. Ratna Bai Indian National Congress 03/04/2008 02/04/2012 1
K. V. P. Ramachandra Rao Indian National Congress 03/04/2008 02/04/2020 2
Todal Basar Indian National Congress 27/05/1972 26/05/1978 1
Rapolu Ananda Bhaskar Indian National Congress 03/04/2012 01/06/2014 1
Konidala Chiranjeevi Indian National Congress 03/04/2012 02/04/2018 1 Central Minister
A S Choudhri Indian National Congress 10/04/1972 09/04/1978 1
Indian National Congress 03/04/1980 02/04/1986 2
Indian National Congress 03/04/1992 02/04/1998 3
G. Prathap Reddy Indian National Congress 03/04/1992 02/04/1998 1
V. Hanumantha Rao Indian National Congress 03/04/1992 02/04/1998 1
T. Venkatram Reddy Indian National Congress 31/01/1994 02/04/2000 1
Kishore Chandra Deo Indian National Congress 03/04/1994 02/04/2000 1 Central Minister
Alladi P Rajkumar Indian National Congress 03/04/1994 02/04/2000 1
V Rajeshwar Rao Indian National Congress 03/04/1992 02/04/1998 1
Chadalavada Venkatrao Indian National Congress 10/04/1978 09/04/1984 1
T J M Wilson Indian National Congress 07/07/1955 02/04/1958 1
R. K. Dhawan Indian National Congress 10/04/1990 09/04/1996 1
Dronamraju Satyanarayana Indian National Congress 03/04/1988 02/04/2000 2
Shaik Galib Saheb Indian National Congress 03/04/1954 02/04/1960 1
Dr Raj Bahadur Goud Indian National Congress 03/04/1956 02/04/1962 2
A Balarami Reddy Indian National Congress 15/02/1953 02/04/1962 2
N Narotham Reddy Indian National Congress 15/02/1956 02/04/1968 2
B Ramakrishna Rao Indian National Congress 21/06/1962 02/04/1966 1
Yasoda Reddy Indian National Congress 15/02/1956 02/04/1962 1
Yasoda Reddy Indian National Congress 23/03/1967 02/04/1972 2
B V Gurumoorthy Indian National Congress 15/02/1954 02/04/1956 1
M. M. Hashim Indian National Congress 10/04/1990 09/04/1996 1
Akbar Ali Khan Indian National Congress 03/04/1954 02/04/1972 3
K M Khan Indian National Congress 03/04/1994 02/04/2000 1
Mohd. Ali Khan Indian National Congress 10/04/2008 09/04/2020 2
M R Krishna Indian National Congress 19/07/1972 02/04/1982 2
B Krishna Mohan Indian National Congress 03/04/1980 02/04/1986 1
Kasim Ali Abid Indian National Congress 30/03/1972 02/04/1978 1
Nuthalapati Joseph Indian National Congress 30/03/1972 02/04/1974 1
Puranmal S Lahoti Indian National Congress 03/04/1952 02/04/1956 1
Tulasi Das Majji Indian National Congress 03/04/1994 02/04/2000 1
N. Janardhana Reddy Indian National Congress 03/04/1972 02/04/1978 1
Buddha Priya Maurya Indian National Congress 10/04/1978 09/04/1984 1
N.P. Chengalraya Naidu Indian National Congress 10/04/1978 09/04/1984 1
G Swamy Naik Indian National Congress 03/04/1980 02/04/1986 1
K Narayanappa Indian National Congress 03/04/1952 02/04/1954 1
Pragada Kotaiah Indian National Congress 10/04/1990 09/04/1996 1
K.L.N. Prasad Indian National Congress 03/04/1970 02/04/1988 3
Kota Punnaiah Indian National Congress 03/04/1960 02/04/1966 1
Jairam Ramesh Indian National Congress 22/06/2004 21/06/2016 2 Central Minister
S B Ramesh Babu Indian National Congress 03/04/1982 02/04/1988 1
Adinarayan Reddy Indian National Congress 03/04/1982 02/04/1988 1
Prof B Ramchandra Rao Indian National Congress 03/04/1982 02/04/1988 1
R Samba Siva Rao Indian National Congress 03/04/1982 02/04/1988 1
M Rahmathulla Indian National Congress 03/04/1976 02/04/1982 1
Renuka Chowdary Indian National Congress 03/04/2012 02/04/2018 1 Central Minister
P. Govardhan Reddy Indian National Congress 03/04/2012 02/04/2018 1
P Rajasekharam Indian National Congress 03/04/1976 02/04/1982 1
Alluri Satyanarayana Raju Indian National Congress 19/11/1953 02/04/1960 2
V B Raju Indian National Congress 03/04/1970 02/04/1982 2
N G Ranga Indian National Congress 18/07/1977 02/04/1980 2
K V R S Balasubba Rao Indian National Congress 20/03/1981 09/04/1984 1 bye 1981 res Anjaiah
M H Samuel Indian National Congress 18/04/1957 02/04/1964 2
Indian National Congress 03/04/1968 02/04/1974 3
M Chenna Reddy Indian National Congress 03/04/1968 02/04/1974 1
Gireesh Kumar Sanghi Indian National Congress 22/06/2004 21/06/2010 1
N. Janardhana Reddy Indian National Congress 22/06/2009 21/06/2016 3
Jesudasu Seelam Indian National Congress 22/06/2004 21/06/2016 2 Central Minister
V. Hanumantha Rao Indian National Congress 22/06/2004 21/06/2010 2
Damodaram Sanjivayya Indian National Congress 03/04/1964 02/04/1976 2 Central Minister
Venigalla Satyanarayana Indian National Congress 03/04/1970 02/04/1982 2
N Venkateshwara Rao Indian National Congress 03/04/1958 02/04/1970 2
Adinarayan Reddy Indian National Congress 03/04/1964 02/04/1970 1
S Channa Reddy Indian National Congress 03/04/1958 02/04/1964 1
Narsing Rao Indian National Congress 03/04/1958 02/04/1964 1
V C Keshava Rao Indian National Congress 03/04/1962 02/04/1968 1
K V Raghunatha Reddy Indian National Congress 03/04/1962 02/04/1980 3 Central Minister & Governor
T. Chandrasekhar Reddy Indian National Congress 16/09/1981 02/04/1996 3
M Srinivasa Reddy Indian National Congress 03/04/1968 02/04/1974 1
K Vengala Reddy Indian National Congress 03/04/1962 02/04/1968 1
Gaddam Narayana Reddy Indian National Congress 03/04/1970 02/04/1976 1
M Y Saleem Indian National Congress 03/04/1974 02/04/1980 1
Smt Yudvir Seeta Indian National Congress 03/04/1958 02/04/1970 2
Ghouse Mohiuddin Shaikh Indian National Congress 10/04/1978 09/04/1984 1
V Venkataramana Indian National Congress 30/11/1953 02/04/1962 2

CPI/CPM Rajya Sabha members from Andhra Pradesh state

Name (alphabetical last name) Political party Date of appointment Date of retirement Term Notes
Makineni Basavapunnaiah Communist Party of India 03/04/1952 02/04/1966 3
M V Bhadram Communist Party of India 03/04/1966 02/04/1972 1
P K Kumaran Communist Party of India 03/04/1962 02/04/1968 1
N Giri Prasad Communist Party of India 03/04/1992 02/04/1998 1 dea 24/05/1997
Dasari Nagabhushana Rao Communist Party of India 03/04/1998 02/04/2004 1
Penumalli Madhu Communist Party of India 22/06/2004 21/06/2010 1
Dr Y Radhakrishna Murty Communist Party of India 10/04/1996 09/04/2002 1
Syed A Pasha Communist Party of India 03/04/2006 02/04/2012 1
N D M Prasadrao Communist Party of India 30/11/1953 02/04/1956 1 bye 1953
Y. Radhakrishnamurthy Communist Party of India 10/04/1996 09/04/2002[4] 1
M. Hanumantha Rao Communist Party of India 03/04/1988 02/04/1994 1
V Prasad Rao Communist Party of India 03/04/1954 02/04/1960 1 HY state
Yella Reddy Communist Party of India 03/04/1964 02/04/1970 1
J V K VallabhRao Communist Party of India 03/04/1954 02/04/1960 1

OTH/TR/CO Rajya Sabha members from Andhra Pradesh state

Name (alphabetical last name) Political party Date of appointment Date of retirement Term Notes
A Chakradhar Independent politician 03/04/1958 02/04/1964 1
K P Mallikarjunudu Independent politician 03/04/1966 02/04/1972 1
C. Narayana Reddy Independent politician 03/04/1997 02/04/2003 1
K. Keshava Rao Telangana Rashtra Samithi 10/04/2014 09/04/2020 2
Janardhan Rao Desai Independent politician 03/04/1956 02/04/1962 1 Mysore State
Italia Dinshaw D Independent politician 03/04/1952 02/04/1956 1 HY 52-56
Chandramouli Jagarlamudi Independent politician 03/04/1968 02/04/1974 1
Roda Mistry Independent politician 03/04/1980 02/04/1986 1
M L Mary Naidu Independent politician 03/04/1964 02/04/1970 1
K Srinivasa Rao Independent politician 03/04/1970 02/04/1976 1
S Narayanappa Independent politician 03/04/1968 02/04/1974 1
Bezawada Papi Reddy Independent politician 10/04/1972 09/04/1978 1
J C Nagi Reddy Independent politician 03/04/1960 02/04/1966 1 res 16/09/1964
B S Ventak Rao Independent politician 03/04/1952 02/04/1954 1 dea 04/11/1953 HY state
Osman Sobani Independent politician 03/04/1952 02/04/1954 1 HY state
V K Dhage Independent politician 03/04/1956 02/04/1960 1 HY state
J H Subbiah Independent politician 03/04/1952 02/04/1954 1 HY state
Independent politician 03/04/1966 02/04/1972 2

References

  1. ^ "Statewise List". 164.100.47.5. Retrieved 12 June 2016.
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