Nara Lokesh Biography, Age, Spouse, Family, Native, Political party, Wiki, and other details

Nara Lokesh

Nara Lokesh is an Indian politician and the son of Telugu Desam Party chief N. Chandrababu Naidu. Nara Lokesh is the son of former Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh Chandrababu Naidu. He forayed into politics as a campaign Manager in 2009 and climbed up the ranks of induction as MLC and Cabinet minister for IT, Panchayati Raj, and Rural Development. Lokesh graduated with an MBA from Stanford University Graduate School of Business and a Bachelor of Science with a specialization in Management Information Systems from Carnegie Mellon University.

Nara Lokesh’s Personal Life

Full NameNara Lokesh
Date of Birth23 Jan 1983 (Age 41)
Place of BirthHyderabad, Telangana, India
Party NameTelugu Desam
EducationPost Graduate
ProfessionPolitician
Father’s NameNara Chandrababu Naidu
Mother’s NameNara Bhuvaneshwari
Spouse’s NameBrahmini
ReligionHindu
Permanent AddressJubilee Hills, Hyderabad
Present AddressJubilee Hills, Hyderabad
Contact NumberNA
EmailNA

Nara Lokesh’s Net Worth

Net Worth₹364.52 CRORE
ASSETS₹373.67 CRORE
Liabilities₹9.14 CRORE

Disclaimer: The information relating to the candidate is an archive based on the self-declared affidavit filed at the time of elections. The current status may be different. For the latest on the candidate kindly refer to the affidavit filed by the candidate with the Election Commission of India in the recent election.

Education Qualification of Nara Lokesh

He pursued an MBA degree from Stanford University, USA, in 2008.

Nara Lokesh Family

Lokesh is credited with successfully managing the TDP party’s membership drive that added five million members. In 2017, Chandrababu Naidu inducted Lokesh as an MLC and a month later he was appointed as the Cabinet Minister. In 2013, Lokesh claimed that Rahul Gandhi and his party had taken the benefit from the TDP proposal which was submitted to the central government.

Lokesh got married to Brahmani his first cousin on maternal side and daughter of Indian film actor and politician Nandamuri Balakrishna. The couple has a son Nara Devansh.

Lokesh handles the disaster response program of the Trust which operates in times of natural calamities. In this trust, each active member of the party will get a personal insurance cover of 2Lakh Rupees for fatal accidents, 2Lakh Rupees for permanent disability 1Lakh for the partially disabled, and finally 50K rupees for accidental injuries.

Through this strategy, Lokesh has led the party’s online membership to 53+ Lakh members.

Interesting Facts about Nara Lokesh

In 2018, The Business World magazine recognized his contributions to amalgamating technology in governance. He was honoured with the “Digital Leader of the Year” award in New Delhi for his efforts in converging technology and governance.

Political Timeline of Nara Lokesh

2017 – 2023

  • Chandrababu Naidu inducted Lokesh as an MLC and thereafter was inducted as the Cabinet minister for IT, Panchayati Raj, and Rural Development.

2014 – Incumbent

  • He became the Party General Secretary. Subsequently, he climbed up the Party’s totem pole to eventually become a member of the Politburo, which is the highest decision-making body of the party.

2009

  • He began managing TDP’s political affairs by actively immersing himself in campaigns.

Awards & Honours

He has received many awards like the Skoch Person of the Year award in 2018 for his innovative use of technology while resolving issues related to drinking water supply in governance and other activities under his Panchayati Raj.

In May 2018, Lokesh won the award from Business World Magazine as Digital Leader of the Year at the Business World Digital India Summit which was held in New Delhi. In the same year, the Kalam Centre of Livable Planet Earth and sustainable development recognized Lokesh’s efforts in the successful integration of technology with rural governance and awarded him with the innovation award to Andhra Pradesh in the panchayat and rural development category.

In September 2018, Lokesh was invited to represent India at the World Economic Forum Entrepreneurship Summit and Annual Meeting of World Champions in Tianjin, China. Next month, Lokesh became the only Indian Politician to be nominated to the WEF’s Network of Global Future Councils, an Interdisciplinary knowledge group that deliberates on agile governance in terms of emerging technologies and business models.

Nara Lokesh’s Hobbies are Photography and watching different sports all the time. His favorite food is Arabic and he likes Pop music. He is a fitness freak he hits the gym regularly and he is also a jogger.

Nara Lokesh Achievements

Nara Lokesh was bestowed the “Skoch Person of the Year” in 2018 for his innovative use of technology while resolving issues related to drinking water supply, transparency in governance, and other activities under his Panchayati Raj portfolio.

Nara Lokesh Controversies

Skill Development Corporation Scam: In 2023, many reports quoted that Nara’s name could be cropped up in the case related to the Skill Development Corporation scam in which his father, Chandrababu Naidu, was arrested in September 2023.

Nara Lokesh Social Media Profiles

InstagramNara Lokesh (@naralokesh)
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Twitter (X)Lokesh Nara (@naralokesh)
YoutubeNara Lokesh Official
WikipediaNara Lokesh

Some Lesser Known Facts About Nara Lokesh

  • Does Nara Lokesh smoke: Not Known
  • Does Nara Lokesh drink alcohol: Not Known
  • He is the executive director of Heritage Foods Limited, a firm owned by the Naidu family.
  • In 2007, Lokesh married Brahmani, his maternal cousin and the daughter of an Indian film actor and politician Nandamuri Balakrishna.
  • He has been one of the trustees of NTR Memorial Trust (NTR Trust) for Skills Enhancement, Disaster management, Healthcare, and Education.
  • Lokesh was appointed to the state cabinet as the Minister for Information Technology, Panchayati Raj, and Rural Development.

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