Politics :

  • During Rajiv Gandhi period, Dasari took active election campaigning for the Indian National Congress. After the assassination of Rajiv Gandhi, he felt he was being distanced in the party circles.
  • April 2000 Elected to Rajya Sabha.
  • 2000-Feb, 2004 Member, Parliamentary Standing Committee on Information Technology Member, Consultative Committee, South Central Railways
  • Aug, 2000 - May, 2004 Member, Sree Chitra Tirunal Institute for Medical Sciences and Technology, Thiruvananthapuram
  • May, 2002 - 2004 Member, Committee on Official Language
  • May, 2004 - 27 Nov, 2004 Minister of State in the Ministry of Coal and Mines
  • 27 Nov, 2004 - Feb, 2006 Minister of State in the Ministry of Coal and Minister of State in the Ministry of Mines
  • 7 Feb, 2006 onwards Minister of State in the Ministry of Coal
  • Later, Dasari was elected to the Rajya Sabha thanks to the Congress party. He became the Minister of state in Ministry of Coal. Said to be a confidante of Congress President Sonia Gandhi, Dasari once again became active in politics after Congress Party came back to power in 2004.
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