Mizoram's 22nd Governor - Dr Hari Babu Kambhampati

Profile of Honourable Governor of
Mizoram Dr Kambhampati Haribabu
Name : Dr Kambhampati Haribabu
Date of Birth : 15-June-1953
Place of Birth : Timmasamudram Village,Prakasam District,
Andhra Pradesh.
Parents : Late Sri Kambhampati Venkateswarlu and Late
Smt Seethamma
Spouse : Smt Jayashree
Children : Two Daughters. Smt Chetana married to Sri
Chukkapalli Chakravarthy and Smt Chandana
married to Sri Tripuraneni Varun
Grand Children : Chukapalli Arnina & Chukapalli Arnav
Siblings :
One Elder Sister Smt Annapurna married to Sri
Muddana Jayachandra Sekhar Rao and has children
Smt Maruthi Devi, Smt Kavitha and Sri Suresh Babu
One Younger brother Late Sri Kambhampati
Muralikrishna Babu married to Smt Satyavani and has
children Sri Kambhampati Venkatesh & Smt Vineela
Education
• BTech in Electronics & Communications Engineering from Andhra University(AU)
• ME in Electrical & Control Systems from Andhra University
• PhD in Control Systems from Andhra University
Professional Career
Worked as Associate Professor for 24 years in Andhra University Engineering College 
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Political Career
• As a Student Leader, participated in the Jai Andhra Movement along with Sri
Tenneti Viswanatham, Sardar Gowthu Lachanna and Sri Muppavarapu
Venkateswara Rao in 1972.
• Served as Secretary of Andhra University Engineering College Students Union
from 1972-1973
• Actively participated in Lok Sangharsh Samithi Agitation under Loknayak Jaya
Prakash Narayan during 1974-1975 and was arrested under the Maintenance of
Internal Security Act (MISA) during emergency. Imprisoned for 6 months in
Visakhapatnam Central Jail and Musheerabad Jail.
• Served as Andhra Pradesh State Executive Member of Janata Party in 1977
• Served as Andhra Pradesh Yuva Morcha State Vice-President of Janata Party in
1978
• Served as Secretary of Andhra University Teachers Association in 1988
• Served as BJP State Executive Member of Andhra Pradesh from 1991-1993
• Served as BJP State General Secretary of Andhra Pradesh from 1993-2003-
• Served as Floor Leader for BJP State Legislature Party, Andhra Pradesh from
2003-2004
• Served as BJP National Secretary in 2005
• Served as BJP National Disciplinary Committee Member from 2013-2014
• Served as Andhra Pradesh BJP State President from 2014-2018
• Served as BJP National Executive Member from 2018-2021 Legislative
Positions Held:
• Elected to Andhra Pradesh Legislative Assembly from Visakhapatnam-1
Assembly Constituency in the year1999
• Elected to the 16th Lok Sabha from Visakhapatnam Parliamentary Constituency in
the year 2014
• Member of Taskforce constituted by Central Government for interlinking of rivers
from 2003-2004 
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Positions Held in Parliamentary Committees during
20142019
• Member of Public Under Taking Committee
• Member of Parliamentary Standing Committee of Commerce
• Member of Consultative Committee of Ministry of Skill Development and
Entrepreneurship
• Member of MP Lauds Committee
• Chairman of Standing Committee on Energy Other Positions Held
• Member of Marine Products Export Development Authority
• Member of National Council for Teachers Education
• Member of National Shipping Board Present Position
• Appointed as Governor of Mizoram by Honourable President of India on 06-
072021. 
- Raj Bhawan

Kambhampati Hari Babu is an Indian politician and the current Governor of Mizoram. He was a member of parliament to the 16th Lok Sabha from Visakhapatnam (Lok Sabha constituency), Andhra Pradesh. He won the 2014 Indian general election being a Bharatiya Janata Party candidate. He is former state unit President of Bharatiya Janata Party for Andhra Pradesh.







Early life
Hari Babu was born in Prakasam district, Thimmasamudram. He made himself into Visakhapatnam to pursue his B.Tech in Electronics and communication engineering in Andhra University four decades ago. He completed his masters as well as Ph D from the same university. He later worked in Andhra University and voluntarily retired while working as Associate Professor in the year 1993 and later became active in politics.

Political career
Dr. Hari Babu Kambhampati has been appointed as Governor of Mizoram on 06.07.2021. Hari Babu participated in Jai Andhra movement in support for the creation of Andhra state as Student leader with Shri Tenneti Viswanadham, Shri Sardar Gouthu Latchanna and Shri Venkaiah Naidu. He served as the Secretary, Students Union Andhra University Engineering College during 1972-73. During 1974-1975, he actively participated in Lok Sangharsh Samithi Agitation under Loknayak Jaya Prakash Narayan and was arrested under Maintenance of Internal Security Act (MISA) during emergency and was imprisoned for 6 months in Visakhapatnam Central Jail and Mushirabad Jail. He served as AP State Executive Member of Janata Party during 1977 and AP State Vice President of Janata Yuva Morcha in 1978.

During 1991-1993, Hari Babu served as member of Andhra Pradesh State Executive Committee of the Bharatiya Janata Party and as the General Secretary for AP during 1993-2003. In 1999, he was elected as Member of Legislative Assembly from Visakhapatnam - I Constituency and was made the Floor Leader for the Bharatiya Janata Legislature Party, Andhra Pradesh in 2003. In March 2014, he was elected as the State President of BJP.

Development works
Hari Babu uses his MPLADS funds with thrust on health, education, drinking water, and skill development.[8] He has advocated transparency in utilization of MPLADS funds and focus on big, long-term projects that will help solve chronic problems.[9] Some of these projects include providing toilets and furniture in all Government schools, drinking water in all areas not covered under GVMC,[10]

To encourage people's participation, he conducted One MP - One Idea contest under the scheme.

Source: - Wikipedia

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