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N. Chandrababu Naidu
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Leader of the Opposition
Andhra Pradesh Legislative Assembly
Assumed office
30 May 2019
Governor E. S. L. Narasimhan
Biswabhusan Harichandan
Preceded by Y. S. Jaganmohan Reddy
In office
14 May 2004 – 2 June 2014
Governor Sushilkumar Shinde
Rameshwar Thakur
N. D. Tiwari
E. S. L. Narasimhan
Chief Minister Y. S. Rajasekhara Reddy
Konijeti Rosaiah
N. Kiran Kumar Reddy
Preceded by Y. S. Rajasekhara Reddy
Succeeded by Y. S. Jaganmohan Reddy
13th Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh
In office
8 June 2014 – 23 May 2019
Governor E. S. L. Narasimhan
Preceded by President's rule
Succeeded by Y. S. Jaganmohan Reddy
In office
1 September 1995 – 13 May 2004
Governor Krishan Kant
Gopala Ramanujam
C. Rangarajan
Surjit Singh Barnala
Preceded by N. T. Rama Rao
Succeeded by Y. S. Rajasekhara Reddy
Member of the Andhra Pradesh Legislative Assembly
for Kuppam
Assumed office
1989
Preceded by N. Rangaswamy Naidu
Personal details
Born
Nara Chandrababu Naidu

20 April 1950 (1950-04-20) (age 71)
Naravaripalle, Madras State, India
(now in Andhra Pradesh, India)
Political party Telugu Desam Party (1983-present)
Other political
affiliations
Indian National Congress (1978-1983)
Spouse(s)
Bhuvaneswari (m. 1981)
Children Nara Lokesh (son)
Relatives See Nandamuri–Nara family
Residence
Alma mater Sri Venkateswara University

Nara Chandrababu Naidu ( born 20 April 1950) is an Indian politician and current leader of opposition in the Andhra Pradesh Legislative Assembly. He is a former Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh, serving from 2014 to 2019. He was the first Chief Minister of the state after it was divided. Previously, he served as the Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh from 1995 to 2004, before the state's division, and as the leader of the opposition in the united Andhra Pradesh Legislative Assembly from 2004 to 2014. He is the National President of the Telugu Desam Party (TDP), and the longest-serving Chief Minister (14 years in office) of Andhra Pradesh.

Naidu has won a number of awards, including IT Indian of the Millennium from India Today, Business Person of the Year by The Economic Times, South Asian of the Year from Time Asia and membership in the World Economic Forum's Dream Cabinet. Naidu chaired the National IT Panel under the National Democratic Alliance (India) (NDA) government and was described as one of the "hidden seven" working wonders of the world by Profit (Oracle Corporation's monthly magazine). Naidu was offered an honorary professorship by US business school - the Kellogg School of Management in 2000. He was the Chairman of National Task Force on Micro-irrigation from Government of India, Ministry of Agriculture in 2003. He was the head of 13-member Committee of Chief Ministers to promote digital payment systems and financial inclusion in India which was constituted by federal government in 2016.

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