List of Political families of India

The Nehru-Gandhi Family

Motilal Nehru (1861–1931) – politician, Freedom Fighter and lawyer
Jawaharlal Nehru (1889–1964), son of Motilal – Prime Minister, 1947–1964
Kamala Nehru, (1899–1936), wife of Jawaharlal – Congress leader
Indira Gandhi (1917–84), daughter of Jawaharlal Nehru – Prime Minister, 1966–77 and 1980–84
Feroze Gandhi (1912–60), Indira Gandhi’s husband – Member of Parliament
Rajiv Gandhi (1944–91), son of Indira Gandhi – (Prime Minister, 1984–89
Sonia Gandhi (1946–), wife of Rajiv – President of the Indian National Congress party and UPA
Rahul Gandhi (1970–), son of Rajiv – Member of Parliament and a General Secretary of the Indian National Congress
Sanjay Gandhi (1946–80), son of Indira Gandhi – politician
Maneka Gandhi (1956–), wife of Sanjay Gandhi – politician
Varun Gandhi (1980–), son of Sanjay Gandhi – politician
Vijaya Lakshmi Pandit (1900–90), daughter of Motilal Nehru – politician and diplomat
Sheila Kaul (1915–), maternal aunt of Indira Gandhi – former cabinet minister, social reformer, educationist
Uma Nehru, Indira’s cousin – politician
Arun Nehru, son of Uma – politician

The Shamanur Family Karnataka

Sri. Shamanur Shivashankarappa, permanent (lifetime) Treasurer of KPCC.
Sri. Shamanur Mallikarjuna (son of Shamanur Shivashankarappa), former Minister of Youth and sports affairs, Govt of Karnataka.

The Gowda Family Karnataka

H. D. Deve Gowda, Former Prime Minister of India.
H. D. Kumaraswamy, Former Chief Minister of Karnataka, Party State President, Present MP of Bangalore Rural Constituency.
Anitha Kumaraswamy, Kumaraswamy’s wife, MLA of Madhugiri Constituency Kolar.
H. D. Revanna, MLA of Holenarasipur Hassan district constituency, former Minister for Public Works Department and Energy Department in Government of Karnataka.

The Nandamuri Family — Andra Pradesh

Nandamuri Taraka Rama Rao (“NTR”), former film actor & former chief minister of Andhra Pradesh
Laxmi Parvathy, second wife of NTR, former leader of TDP (NTR) faction.
Nara Chandrababu Naidu, son-in-law of NTR, former chief minister of Andhra Pradesh
Nandamuri Harikrishna, son of NTR, member of parliament, former Transport Minister.
Nandumri Taraka Rama Rao (“Jr NTR”), Telugu actor, campaigned for TOP in 2009.
Nandamuri Balakrishna, son of NTR, Telugu actor and politician, campaigned for TDP in 2009 elections along with NTR Jr.
Daggubati Purandareswari, daughter of NTR, Minister of State, Human Resource Development
Daggubati Venkateswara Rao, son-in-law of NTR, Member of Andhra Pradesh State Assembly, former Member of Parliament, former Health Minister.

The Charan Singh Family

Ch. Charan Singh (1902–87), freedom fighter, Prime Minister of India (1979), Deputy prime minister of India (1978), Home minister of India (1977), finance minister of India, Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh (1967, 1970), minister in Uttar Pradesh, farmers leader.
Gayatri Devi, wife of Charan Singh – Member of Parliament, MLA
Ch Ajit Singh (1939—), son – Minister of Industry India (1989), minister of food (1994), Minister of Agriculture (2002–04), seven-term Member of Parliament. President RLD
Jayant Chaudhary (1978—), son of Ajit Singh – MP from Mathura
Saroj Singh, daughter of Charan Singh – MLA
Gyanwati, daughter of Charan Singh – MLA

P.V.Narasimha Rao’s Family

Dr.Pamulaparti Venkata Narasimha Rao (28 June 1921–23 December 2004) – politician, first person outside the Nehru-Gandhi family to serve as Prime Minister for five continuous years (1991–96), Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh Andhra Pradesh)
P.V. Rangarao, son of P. V. Narasimha Rao – former cabinet and MLA from HanmaKonda Assembly Constituency for two terms
P.V. Rajeshwar Rao, P. V. Narasimha Rao – former Member of Parliament

Anugrah Narayan Sinha’s Family

Dr.Anugrah Narayan Sinha – statesman, freedom fighter, first Deputy Chief Minister of Bihar (1946–1957)
Satyendra Narayan Sinha, son of Dr Anugrah Narayan Sinha – former Chief Minister of Bihar
Kishori Sinha, wife of Satyendra Narayan Sinha – former Member of Parliament
Chandrashekhar Singh, Samadhi of Satyendra Narayan Sinha – former Chief Minister of Bihar (1983–1985)
Manorma Singh, wife of Chandrashekhar Singh – ex Member of Parliament
Nikhil Kumar, son of Satyendra Narayan Sinha – Governor of Nagaland
Shyama Singh, wife of Nikhil Kumar – former Member of Parliament
Dr. Vijay Kumar Singh, nephew of Satyendra Narain Sinha – former Cabinet Minister, Bihar
Dr. Lakshmi Narayan Singh, son-in-law of Nikhil Kumar – Bihar Congress leader
Rameshwar Prasad Sinha, father of Kishori Sinha – Member Constituent Assembly of India, 1947–1950
N. K. Singh, brother-in-law of Nikhil Kumar – Rajya Sabha MP
Uday Singh, Nikhil Kumar’s younger brother-in-law – Member Of Parliament
Madhuri Singh, Nikhil Kumar’s mother-in-law – former MP

The Satpathy Family

Shri. Devendra Satpathy – two times Lok Sabha MP from Orissa
Smt. Nandini Satpathy – two times Rajya Sabha member, Union Minister, Chief Minister of Orissa
Shri. Tathagata Satpathy – three times Lok Sabha MP from Orissa
Shri. Suparno Satpathy – awarded social activist, noted writer, promising young political leader of Orissa

The Mishra Family

Lalit Narayan Mishra, former Railway Minister of India
Vijay Kumar Mishra, son of Lalit Narayan Mishra – ex MP, MLA and MLC and active politician in Bihar Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)
Gouri Shankar Rajhans, husband of niece of Lalit Narayan Mishra – ex MP, Bihar
Jagannath Mishra, brother of Lalit Narayan Mishra – former Chief Minister and Union Cabinet Minister
Nitish Mishra, son of Dr Jagannath Mishra – ex Minister and MLA in Bihar

The Ramachandran Family

M.G. Ramachandran – Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu
Janaki Ramachandran, wife of above – Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu

The Karunanidhi Family – Tamil Nadu, India

M. Karunanidhi – former Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu
M.K. Stalin, son of Karunanidhi – former Deputy Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu
M.K. Alagiri, son of Karunanidhi – Union Minister for Chemicals and Fertilizers
Kanimozhi, daughter of Karunanidhi – Member of Parliament, Rajya Sabha
Murasoli Maran, nephew of Karunanidhi – former union minister
Dayanidhi Maran, son of Maran – Union Minister for Textiles

The Kalvakuntla Family

Shri. Kalvakuntla Chandrashekar Rao – T.R.S chief and M.P. and former Union Minister Andhrapradesh
Shri. K. T. Rama Rao – M.L.A Sircilla Youth Leader Andhrapradesh
Smt. K. Kavitha – President Telangana Jagruthi Andhrapradesh
Shri. T. Harish Rao – Siddipet M.L.A Andhrapradesh

The Abdullah Family

Sheikh Abdullah – former Chief Minister of Jammu and Kashmir
Begum Akbar Jahan Abdullah, wife of Sheikh Abdullah – Member of Parliament
Farooq Abdullah, son of Sheikh Abdullah – former Chief Minister of Jammu and Kashmir
Omar Abdullah, son of Farooq – Chief Minister of Jammu and Kashmir, former Union Minister
Begum Khalida Shah, daughter of Sheikh Abdullah – President of Awami National Conference, J&K State
Ghulam Mohammad Shah, husband of Begum Khalida Shah – former Chief Minister of Jammu and Kashmir
Muzzafher Shah, son of Ghulam Mohammed Shah – Senior Vice President of Awami National Conference, J&K state

The Owaisi Family

Abdul Wahed Owaisi
Sultan Salahuddin Owaisi, Former Member of Parliament, Hyderabad.
Asaduddin Owaisi, Member of Parliament 2004 – Present
Akbaruddin Owaisi, MLA Andhra Pradesh

The Bahuguna Family

Hemvati Nandan Bahuguna, Former Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh.
Vijay Bahuguna, Member of Parliament
Rita Bahuguna Joshi President of UPCC.

The K. Karunakaran Family

K. Karunakaran – Kerala chief minister
K. Muraleedharan, son of Karunakaran – former State Minister for Electricity and Member of parliament
Padmaja Venugopal, daughter of K. Karunakaran

The V.L. Patil Family Karnataka

V.L. Patil – former Revenue Minister, Social welfare Minister, Transport & Labour, Industry, Horticulture and Member of Parliament.
Pratiba Patil – former Member of District Government, Karnataka.
Amarsinh Vasanthrao Patil – former Member of Parliament and Chairman of AICC Belgaum.
Vivekrao Vasanthrao Patil – Chairman of Karnataka Area Committee
Pranaykumar Vivekrao Patil – Member of District Government, Karnataka.

The Ramadoss Family – Tamil Nadu

S. Ramadoss – PMK founder, Tamil Nadu politician
Anbumani Ramadoss – former Cabinet Minister, Rajya Sabha MP

The Kumaramangalam Family (father-son and daughter)

P. Subbarayan – Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu
Mohan Kumaramangalam – Indian National Congress cabinet minister
Lalitha Kumaramangalam – Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) politician in Pondicherry
Rangarajan Kumaramangalam – BJP cabinet minister

The Naidu Family

Sarojini Naidu, mother – freedom fighter and poetess
Padmaja Naidu, daughter – Governor

The Maderna Family of Rajasthan

Parasram Maderna
Mahipal Maderna
Leela Maderna
Divya Maderna

The Mirdha Family of Rajasthan

Baldev Ram Mirdha
Ram Niwas Mirdha
Nathuram Mirdha
Harendra Mirdha
Richpal Mirdha
Raghuvendra Mirdha

The Patnaik Family

Biju Patnaik
Naveen Patnaik, son of Biju
Gita Mehta, daughter of Biju

The Pilot Family

Rajesh Pilot
Rama Pilot, wife of Rajesh Pilot
Sachin Pilot, son of Rajesh Pilot
Sara Abdullah Pilot, wife of Sachin Pilot and daughter of Farooq Abdullah

The Reddiar Family

V. Venkatasubha Reddiar, father – ex-Chief Minister of Pondicherry and freedom fighter
V. Vaithilingam Reddiar, son of Venkatasubha Reddiar – ex-Chief Minister of Pondicherry

The Yadav Family

Laloo Prasad Yadav – former Bihar chief minister, former Railway minister
Rabri Devi – former Bihar chief minister
Sadhu Yadav, Rabri Devi’s brother

The Sayeed Family

Mufti Mohammad Sayeed
Mehbooba Mufti, daughter of Mufti Muhammed

The Scindia Family (former Maharajas) (mother-son and daughters-grandsons)

Rajmata Vijayraje Scindia – BJP
Madhavrao Scindia, son of Vijayaraje – INC
Jyotiraditya Scindia, son of Madhavrao
Vasundhara Raje Scindia, daughter of Vijayaraje – Chief minister of Rajasthan
Dushyant Singh, son of Vasundhara Raje
Yashodhara Raje Scindia, daughter of Vijayaraje

The Badal Family – Punjab

Prakash Singh Badal – Chief Minister of Punjab (3 terms); Patron, SAD (Badal)
Sukhbir Singh Badal, son of P. S. Badal – Deputy Chief Minister of Punjab; ex-M.P. (Lok Sabha); President, SAD (Badal)
Harsimrat Kaur Badal, wife of S. S. Badal – M.P. (Lok Sabha)
Bikramjit Singh Majithia, brother of Harsimrat Kaur – former minister, Punjab
Adesh Pratap Singh Kairon, son-in-law of P. S. Badal – Minister, Punjab (2 terms)
Gurdas Singh Badal, brother of P. S. Badal – non-political
Manpreet Singh Badal, son of G.S. Badal – former Finance Minister, Punjab

The Brar Family – Punjab, India

Jaswinder Singh Brar – former Corporate Minister of Punjab: SAD
Mantar Singh Brar, son of Jaswinder S Brar – MLA and chief parliamentary secretary, Punjab SAD (Badal)
Paramjit Kaur Dhillon, daughter of Jaswinder S Brar – President Municipal Corporation, SAD (Badal)
Balkar Singh Brar, son of Jaswinder S Brar – non-political, Chief Town Planner, Punjab
Amarjit Singh Dullet, son-in-Law of Jaswinder S Brar – non-political, Chief engineer Irrigation and Canals, Punjab

The Thackeray Family

Balasaheb Thackeray
Udhav Thackeray, son of Balasaheb
Aditya Thackeray, son of Uddhav
Smitha Thackeray, daughter-in-law of Balasaheb
Raj Thackeray, estranged nephew of Balasaheb

The Pawar Family

Sharad Pawar – Agriculture Minister, India
Supriya Sule, daughter of Sharad Pawar – local politician
Ajit Pawar, nephew of Sharad Pawar – Irrigation Minister, Maharashtra

The Chavan Family

Shankarrao Chavan – ex chief minister of Maharashtra, ex home minister of India
Ashok Chavan – ex chief minister of Maharashtra
Bhaskarrao Bapurao Khatgaonkar – member of Lok Sabha of India

The Hiray Family

Karmavir Bhausaheb Hiray – former Minister of Maharashtra
Vyakatrao B. Hiray, son of Late Karmavir Bhausaheb Hiray – ex minister of Maharashtra
Pushpatai V. Hiray, wife of late Vyankatrao B. Hiray – ex Health minister of Maharashtra
Prashant Vyankatrao Hiray, son of Late Vyankatrao B. Hiray – ex transport minister of Maharashtra
Dr. Apoorv P. Hiray, M.L.A. of Maharashtra Vidhan Parishad

The Y. S. Rajasekhara Reddy Family

Y. S. Rajasekhara Reddy – former Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh
Y. S. Jagan Mohan Reddy, son of Late Dr. Y. S. RajaSekahara Reddy – M.P. Kadapa, Andhra Pradesh
Y. S. Vivekananda Reddy, brother of Late Dr. Y. S. RajaShekara Reddy – former MP Kadapa, current MLC Andhra Pradesh
Y. S Vijaya Lakhsmi, wife of Late Dr. Y. S. Rajashekara Reddy – MLA Pulivendula, Andhra Pradesh
P. Raveendranath Reddy, brother-in-law of Late Dr. Y. S. Rajashekara Reddy – Mayor Kadapa, Andhra Pradesh

The Yadav Family

Mulayam Singh Yadav – former Chief Minister, Uttar Pradesh.
Akhilesh Yadav, son – Member of Parliament, Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh from 2012.

The Chautala Family

Chaudhari Devi Lal (1914–2001), father – Deputy Prime Minister of India (1989–91), Chief Minister of Haryana (1977–79 and 1987–1989)
Ch. Om Prakash Chautala, son – former Chief Minister of Haryana
Abhay Chautala, grandson – MLA, Haryana, Ex MLA Rajasthan
Ajay Chautala, grandson – MLA, Ex MP Haryana.

Bansilal Family

Chaudhari Bansilal – Former Chief Minister of Haryana, Defence Minister of India, Railway Minister of India
Surendar Chaudary, son – Member of Parliament
Ranbir Mahender, son – ex President BCCI, Ex MLA.
Somvir Singh, son-in-law – ex MLA
Kiran Chaudhary, daughter-in-law – ex Depy Speaker Delhi Assembly, Cabinet minister, Haryana
Shruti Chaudhary, granddaughter – MP Bhiwani

The Jindal Family

Om Prakash Jindal (1930–2005) – Minister of Power of Haryana (2005), Member of Parliament (Lok Sabha) (1996–1997), Member of Haryana Legislative Assembly (2005, 1991–1996)
Savitri Jindal (1950–), wife of Om Prakash Jindal – Member of Haryana Legislative Assembly (2005–), Minister of Power of Haryana (2005–2010)
Naveen Jindal (1970–), son of Om Prakash and Savitri Jindal – Member of Parliament (Lok Sabha) (2004–)

The Naik Family

Ganesh Naik – Minister of State excise and non conventional energy, Maharashtra
Sanjeev Naik – Member of Parliament
Sandeep Naik – Member of Legislative Assembly
Late Tukaram Naik – ex Leader of opposition, Navi Mumbai Municipal Corporation

The Bhoi Family

Dr. Krupasindhu Bhoi – Member of Parliament, Congress, Orissa
Sanjay Bhoi, son – Member of Parliament

The Reddy Brothers, Karnataka

G. Janardhana Reddy – Tourism Minister of Karnataka.
G. Karunakara Reddy – member of the 14th Lok Sabha of India. He represents the Bellary constituency of Karnataka and is a member of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) political party.
G. Somashekara Reddy – member (MLA) of the Vidhan Sabha of Karnataka representing the Bellary assembly constituency of Karnataka and is a member of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) political party.

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