Bandaru Dattatreya

Positions Held

Ministry Tenure
Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Labour and Employment November 2014 – 1 September 2017

Personal Details

Date Of Birth 9 September 1953 (age 65)
Place Hyderabad, Hyderabad State, British Raj (now in Telangana, India)
Political Party Bharatiya Janata Party
Academics B.Sc. Educated at Osmania University, Hyderabad


Bandaru Dattatreya (often called Dattanna, born 26 February 1947) is an Indian politician from the Telangana. He was the president of the United Andhra Pradesh unit of the Bharatiya Janta Party (BJP). He has been elected as a member of parliament for 10th, 12th, 13th Lok Sabhas (1991-2004) from Secunderabad Lok Sabha constituency and was a Union Minister in Atal Bihari Vajpayee's government. He was re-elected to 16th Lok Sabha from Secunderabad Constituency. He is a BJP National Vice-President.[2] Dattatreya belongs to a yadav Community and comes from a rich background.