An Agriculturist,Businessperson and Social Worker by Profession turned Politician is a Lok Sabha Member from the Hindupur constituency in Andhra Pradesh, and belongs to Telugu Desam Party. He started political career as Mandal President after getting elected in Local Body Elections. During the last three decades, he has been serving with commitment and dedication in the most backward and drought-prone areas of Anantapur District working for the betterment of SC/ST/OBC and minorities in the State of Andhra Pradesh. He became a Member of the Andhra Pradesh Legislative Assembly in 1994 and for a second term in 1999. He was elected to the Lok Sabha in 2009. He was the second TDP leader to win a Lok Sabha seat in the entire factional-violence hit Rayalaseema region. He was Re-elected to the 16th Lok Sabha in 2014. At the Lok Sabha he was a member of the Committee on Health and Family Welfare, Committee on Food Management in Parliament House Complex, Standing Committee on Transport, Tourism and Culture, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Water Resources and River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation
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