Name: Jhansi Lakshmi Botcha
Constituency: Vizianagaram (Andhra Pradesh)
Party: Indian National Congress
Terms in parliament: 14-15th Parliament
Contact Information: B-7, MS Flats, A Block, Baba Kharak Singh Marg, New Delhi – 110 001, Tels. 09868180003
Smt. Lakshmi Botcha, who holds an M.A. (Philosophy), and a Ph.D, was reelected in the recent elections, has also held the position of Chairperson, Zilla Parishad, Vizianagaram. Elected to 14th Lok Sabha in a bye-election, her special interests are decreasing the number of dropout children; concentration on Implementation of Act regarding Child Labour. She is also involved in sincere attempts for women empowerment. A mother of two, she has also been involved in framing stringent rules to ensure that NRI husbands do not harass or desert their spouses from India. Emphasizing the need for eradication of human trafficking, she has joined the call for an international approach to issue.
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