Ashok Gajapathi Pusapati

Positions Held

Ministry Tenure
Member of the Indian Parliament for Vizianagaram 16 May 2014
Cabinet Minister for Civil Aviation 26 May 2014 – 8 March 2018

Personal Details

Date Of Birth 26 June 1951 (age 67)
Place Madras, Madras State, India
Political Party Telugu Desam Party
Academics Hyderabad Public School, Andhra University[2]


Pusapati Ashok Gajapathi Raju (born 26 June 1951) is an Indian politician and the former Union Minister for Civil Aviation in the Narendra Modi Government.
A scion of Royal family of Vizayanagram princely state, he is the younger son of the last Maharaja of Vizianagram.
He was a member of Andhra Pradesh State legislature for over twenty five years and was a Minister in the Govt. of A.P., for thirteen years holding the portfolios of Commercial Tax, Excise, Legislative affairs, Finance, Planning and Revenue.