NRI Doctor & Richest Lok Sabha Candidate Wins Big in Andhra Pradesh, India Election!

Written on 06/05/2024
Asia91 Team

GUNTUR, Andhra Pradesh - NRI physician Dr. Chandrasekhar Pemmasani, the wealthiest candidate in the 2024 Lok Sabha elections, has emerged victorious in Andhra Pradesh’s Guntur parliamentary constituency. Defeating YSRCP candidate Kilari Venkata Rosaiah by a whopping 344,695 votes, Pemmasani's win marks a significant achievement for the Telugu Desam Party (TDP).



Dr. Chandrasekhar Pemmasani, a US-based physician and the richest candidate in the Lok Sabha elections 2024, secured his victory from the Guntur parliamentary constituency with 864,948 votes. Representing the Telugu Desam Party (TDP), Pemmasani stepped into the political arena after the incumbent MP, business tycoon Galla Jayadev, chose not to contest.


Dr. Pemmasani had earlier declared his family assets worth over Rs 5,705 crore (around $700 million) in his affidavit to the Election Commission. Hailing from Burripalem village in Guntur district, he completed his MBBS from Osmania Medical College in Hyderabad and later moved to the US for post-graduation.


He served on the faculty at Johns Hopkins University and is active in charity, supporting Indian students pursuing higher education in medicine in the US.


  • Victory Margin: Dr. Pemmasani won by 344,695 votes, securing a total of 864,948 votes.
  • Richest Candidate: Declared family assets worth over Rs 5,705 crore (around $700 million).
  • Professional Background: Completed MBBS from Osmania Medical College, served at Johns Hopkins University, and founded the non-profit NGO “UWorld”.
  • Charitable Work: Active in charity, helping students from India in the US and organizing health camps in Guntur and Narasaraopet.


Dr. Pemmasani’s victory in Guntur underscores the influence of his professional and philanthropic background. His dedication to supporting education and healthcare has earned him respect and recognition both in India and the US.


With this electoral win, he aims to bring his expertise and vision to the political sphere, promising development and progress for his constituency.


The Indian and Desi South Asian community closely followed his journey, celebrating his achievements and philanthropic endeavors.


As Dr. Pemmasani steps into his new role, his contributions to healthcare and education are expected to bring significant benefits to his constituents. We wish him the best of luck in his political career and request that everyone respect his and his family's privacy as they transition into this new chapter.