Is Vijayawada MP Lagadapati Rajagopal pitching for Chief Minister Post? If the capital's media men are to believed then Yes, Rajagopal is emerging as a top contender for Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister.
There are reports that Sonia has deputed Manishankar Iyer a senior diplomat turned politician to assure Lagadapati of a 'big' post, which some say might be of CM.
Rajagopal Lagadapati is a member of the 14th Lok Sabha of India. He represents the Vijayawada constituency of Andhra Pradesh and is a member of the Indian National Congress. He is a technocrat-turned industrialist, is the Founder Chairman of LANCO Group. In addition to his entrepreneurial spirit, Rajagopal has a strong sense of social responsibility. He established LANCO Foundation (formerely LIGHT), a Charitable Trust, in the year 2000 to reach out to the needy and has been involved in various philanthropic activities. After one-and-a-half decades in the industry, Rajagopal chose to enter politics in 2003. He is a Member of Parliament, India.