Mekathoti Sucharitha Biography: Caste, Family, Portfolio and More

Mekathoti Sucharitha Biography: She is the Minister Of Home and Disaster Management, Government of Andhra Pradesh. Sucharitha comes from phirangipuram, Guntur district. In 2019 general elections, she elected as an MLA from Prathipadu constituency, Guntur district. She has given the Home minster portfolio in 2019 by YS Jagan Mohan Reddy, currently serving as the first Woman Home minister of AP after bifurcation.

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Mekathoti Sucharitha Biography: Caste, Family, Portfolio and More

MLA from Prathipadu Assembly constituency, Mekathoti Sucharita became the first woman minister from the Scheduled Caste (SC) community from Guntur district. She has been given the home and disaster management portfolio in Sri YS Jagan’s cabinet.


She is married to M Dayasagar and they have a daughter named, Rishika. Dayasagr is a govt employee.

Mekathoti Sucharitha Caste

She is from Scheduled Caste (SC) community.

Political Career

  • During the 2009 Assembly Elections, Mekathoti Sucharita was elected to the state Assembly for the first time from Prathipadu (SC) segment on Congress party ticket
  • In 2011, after the formation of the YSRCP, she resigned from Congress and contested in the by-elections in May 2012, winning by a majority of 17,500 votes
  • During 2014 elections, Sucharita lost to Ravela Kishore Babu (TDP)
  • In 2019 elections, she contested on YSRCP ticket and was elected to Assembly. YSRCP’s Sucharita Mekathoti defeated TDP’s powerful candidate, Dokka Manikya Varaprasad by a margin of under 7,000 votes


She is the current Minister for Home affairs and Disaster Management, Government of Andhra Pradesh

Mekathoti Sucharitha Biodata

Name Mekathoti Sucharitha
Date of Birth 25 December 1972
Profession Home Minister, AP
Constituency Prathipadu Constituency, Guntur
Political Party YSR Congress Party
Age 47 years
Religion Christian
Caste Scheduled Caste (SC)
Education Background BA in Political Science (Distant Education)
Fathers Name Late N. Anka Rao
Husband’s Name M Dayasagar
Husband Profession Govt. Service (Commissioner of Income Tax (Appeals))
Alma Mater Madurai Kamaraj University, Madurai
Assets 8 Crore+
Address 9-20, main road, phirangipuram, Guntur district-522529
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