Pusapati ashok Gajapati Raju needs no special mention. He is the top leader of the telugu Desam Party. Chandrababu is the most powerful senior leader in TDP. He's a contemporary of Chandrababu. ashok Gajapati Raju is most loyal to the party. This Ashoka Gajapati king was the descendant of the Gajapati kings who were the rulers of Vijayanagara. No one in the vizianagaram district has the fame of the Pusapati clan. 

One day they ruled their people through kingdoms and became great kings in history. Later in the age of democracy, they were elected by the people and served them. In this order, they also donated their properties to the people. In Vijayanagara, they belonged to Pusapati clans. Former Union minister ashok Gajapathi Raju, who belongs to such a great family, is a down-to-earth example. He never told his history and lineage. people also supported him. He became an unstoppable leader in politics.

Ashok Gajapathi Raju, who contested for the first time from the Janata party in 1978 and won, contested elections ten times, except for the 2004 assembly elections and 2019 parliament Elections. Chandrababu and ashok Gajapathi Raju entered the assembly at the same time. In politics, ashok Gajapati Raju is recognized as a leader who did contemporary politics with Chandrababu. ashok Gajapathi Raju, who was first elected as a Member of parliament in 2014, earned a unique identity for himself by serving as the Union minister of Civil Aviation in the nda government. But in the 2019 elections, he contested as mp for the second time and lost with a small majority. ashok Gajapathiraju, who fell ill during that election, underwent major surgery after the election.

At the age of 70, ashok Gajapathi Raju faced many difficulties. He was haunted by problems like health problems and Mansa trust disputes. Everyone thought that he would once again contest as an mla or mp of vizianagaram constituency in the upcoming elections, but the tdp leadership allotted a ticket to his daughter Aditi Gajapathi Raju as the tdp mla candidate from Vizianagaram. ashok Gajapathi Raju's fans expressed doubts about his candidacy, but he said that he is unable to contest the election due to his ill health and will stay away from direct politics.

Ashok Gajapathi Raju, who has stood by the tdp party for decades, said that as a senior party in the future, he would give any advice if the party asked for it. Anyway, the ranks of tdp are in despair due to the absence of such a great leader from tdp due to ill health.

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