Date of birth : 05/01/1951
Parents : Lingamma, Ramchandra Reddy
Spouse : Ahalya Devi
children : Ramchandra Reddy, Balakrishna Reddy, Chandrakrishna Reddy
Place of birth : Bathkepally village, Pegadapally mandal of Karimnagar district
Qualifications : B.A, L.L.B
Political Background >
In 1981, he was the comittee president of Malyal mandal of Karimnagar district and that was his first step into politics. In the beginning, he got attracted towards TDP and got good support from the late NTR who gave him a chance to contest for the Legislative Assembly .Later he secured berth in the cabinet. Due to some differences in the party, he came out of TDP and joined Congress in the year 1984.
He continued his winning spree with five successive elections held in 1983, 1989, 1996, 1999 and in 2004. He lost in the by-elections against KCR in 2008 with a margin of 18,000 votes. But he bounced back registering a victory in 2014 elections. He also served as Minister for four times. He was fielded against KCR in Lok Sabha elections in Karimnagar and he lost. He also served as as Roads and Buildings Minister of Andhra Pradesh.
Business & Properties >
Businesses: No
Assets, liabilities: As per the affidavit filed during 2014 elections, his assets were Rs.1.86 Crore and liabilities were Rs.22.58 lakh.
Interesting info >
He loves to play Table Tennis and binges on Chicken curry. He is a die-hard fan of NTR movies. He is also an admirer of late Indira Gandhi.