Name : Sabita Indra Reddy
Date of birth : 05/05/1963
Parents : Mahipal Reddy, Venkaamma
Place of birth : Kota Basupally
Husband : Indra Reddy
children : Karthik Reddy, Koushik Reddy, Kalyan Reddy
Political Background >
After the sudden death of Indra Reddy, Chevella assembly seat was left vacant and as result by-poll was held in the constituency. Both TDP and Congress came forward to offer ticket to her when she was only a home-maker. TDP offered her even a ministry if she wons in the election. But she refused the offer and contested from Congress party only as her husband died when he was in Congress. She tasted the success in 2002 by-poll and 2004 elections. She worked as minister in YSR's cabinet. In 2009 elections, she repeated her winning spree by contesting from Maheshwaram constituency. But in 2014 elections, she didn't get a chance to contest as she was accused in a mining case.
She became the first woman Home Minister. She enjoyed various responsibilities in Congress party and was very cordial with the party leaders. The late minsiter YSR could consider 'Chevella' as his luck and used to start various government programmes from Chevella. YSR started the most prestigious 'Pada Yatra' from Chevella. YSR used to call her as 'Chevella Chellemma'. Contested from Maheswaram constituency, she defeated the TRS candidate Theegala Krishna Reddy in 2018 elections with a majority of 9,227 votes.
Development Activities:
Within a less span of time, Sabita owned a very good reputation and she was very dear to everyone, her party members as well as people. The Congres party used to initiate various programmes from Chevella and the most prestigious scheme, National Rural Employment Government Scheme was started from Chevella by Manmohan Singh. The inauguration stone was laid in Chevella for the diversion of Godavari waters. The extension of ORR and the development of Samshabad airport took place during her tenure. Ananthagiri hills got developed into a famous tourist spot. 
Business & Properties >
Businesses: No
Assets and liabilities: According to 2014 election affidavit, her assets were Rs. 1.3 crores.
Interesting info >
Sabita worked as minister in YSR, Rosaiah and Kiran Kumar Reddy's cabinet. She was served a charge sheet as she got accused with a mining case.

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