Date of birth : 16/01/1942
Place of birth : Madgula, Mahbubnagar district
Parents : Durga Reddy, Yashodamma
Spouse : Lakshmi
children : Aravind Reddy, Anand Reddy, Aruna
Qualifications : MA
Political Background >
Jaipal Reddy won as MLA in 1969 and 1972 from Congress and later in 1978 and 1983 from Janata party. He was MP from 1984 to 2009 and continued his innings spree. He contested from Miryalguda in 1999 and 2004 and won as MP. He lost as MP during the years 1980, 1989, 2014. He worked in IK Gujral cabinet as Union Minister for Information and Broadcasting and later as the Union Minister for Urban Development. Under UPA-2 government, he worked as the Union Minister for Petroleum and Natural Gas, Ministry of Earth Sciences and the Ministry of Science and Technology. He plunged into politics during his college days. He was the president of students association in Osmania university. He started his political career as a Congressman and won as MLA from Kalvakurthy in 1969. He took anti-emergency stand and quit Congress and joined Janata Dal. In 1980, he contested against Indira Gandhi from Medak constituency and lost but turned everyone's eyes towards him. He accused Rajiv Gandhi under Bofors scandal. He served as Janta Party general secretary from 1985-88. He joined Congress party in 1999 on invitation from Sonia Gandhi to bring all secular forces on one platform. He is an adept at speaking Hindi, English and Telugu. He attracts with his satirical speeches.
Business & Properties >
Businesses: No
Assets and liabilities: 
According to 2014 elections, his assets were Rs.5 crores and liabilities were  Rs. 1 crore.