Babu Gogineni (born Rajaji Ramanadha Babu Gogineni, April 14, 1968) is an Indian humanist, rationalist, and human rights activist, who was executive director of the International Humanist and Ethics Union (IHEU).
Gogineni is the founder of the Association of South Asian Humanists and Indian Humanists. He is also the founder and owner of Skillguru, a training organization, and a private company.
In his activism, Gogineni campaigns against established privileges and abuse of rights in the name of religion.
During her tenure at IHEU, she led IHEU’s global campaigns for the protection of Bangladeshi writer Taslima Nasreen, taking free Pakistani thinker Younus Shaikh to Europe.
In India, he successfully led the Campaign for the Rehabilitation and Protection of the Rights of Sambhavi, a child who claimed to be the reincarnation of a Buddhist goddess.
|Real Name||Rajaji Ramanadha Babu Gogineni|
|Profession||Human Rights Activist, Rationalist, Writer|
Physical Stats & More
|Height||in centimeters– 177 cm|
in meters– 1.77 m
in feet inches– 5’ 10”
|Weight||in kilograms– 75 kg|
in pounds– 165 lbs
|Body/ Figure Measurements||– Chest: 36 inches|
– Waist: 30 inches
– Biceps: 12 inches
|Date Of Birth||14 April 1968|
|Birth Place||Hyderabad, Telangana, India|
|Home Town||Hyderabad, Telangana, India|
|School||Little Flower Highschool, Hyderabad, India|
|College||Nizam College, Hyderabad|
Bhartiya Vidya Bhavan’s Institute of Communication and Management, Mumbai
Osmania University, Hyderabad
|Educational Qualification||B. A. in Science|
B. A. in Human Rights and International Law
M. A. in Human Rights
M. A. in Sociology
Post Graduate Diploma in International Trade
|Hobbies||Reading Books, Writing Articles & Columns, Swimming, Gyming|
Girls, Affairs and More
|Children||Son– Arun Gogineni|
Daughter– Not Known
|Parents||Father– Gurubabu (Farmer)|
Mother– Aruna Kumari
Some lesser known facts about Babu Gogineni
Does Babu Gogineni smoke ?: Not known
Does Babu Gogineni drink alcohol?
He began his career as a French language teacher at the age of 17 and then graduated and moved to the United Kingdom to join the International Humanist and Ethical Union in 1997.
He has worked as Executive Director of the International Humanist and Ethics Union (IHEU), as Co-Secretary of the Humanist Radical Indigenous Association, Vice President of the Indian Rationalist Association and Secretary General of the Indian Rationalist Association. All these organizations work for humanism, rationalism, secularism and ethical culture.
He is also the founder of the Association of Humanists of South Asia, Indian Humanists and Skillguru.
He regularly directs campaigns and movements to protect human rights and promote humanism and rationalism.
He worked as a columnist and author of articles for a Telugu newspaper called Postnoon.
He has also worked as a television presenter on several television programs, such as the multilingual television series “The Big Question With Babu Gogineni”.
He is a world-renowned spokesman and has spoken in many organizations and universities about humanism, rationalism and other social issues such as untouchability and superstitions.
He is the disciple of the Dalai Lama and Carl Sagan (an American astronomer).
It is very popular in Andhra Pradesh and Telangana for its ability to redeem villagers from evils and ghosts. Although, he does not believe in ghosts as much as in God. He believes that it is the whole creation of our mind.
He joined one of the most popular reality shows, Bigg Boss Telugu Season 2 in 2018.