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​He was born in Narsakkapally village, Parkal, Warangal, Telangana to Venkatanarasaiah. He has a M.A. in English Literature from Kakatiya University, Warangal.

He joined Telugu Desam in 1982 and was an MLA for Telugu Desam in 1994-99 from Shyampet in Warangal district and joined Lakshmi Parvathi's NTR-TDP in 1996 after the crisis. During this term when cotton farmers were committing suicides across Telangana region, he brought a bottle of pesticide to the Legisltive Assembly in order to bring to the notice of the highest house in the state. One of the biggest influences in taking the movement of Telangana forward was when Hanmakonda legislator, Dasyam Vinay Bhaskar was forbidden to use the word Telangana on the floor of the Andhra Pradesh Legislative Assembly in 2000, when Telugu Desam was in power.

He started working with K. Chandrashekar Rao 10–12 months before the TRS party was formally launched in April, 2001. He lent a great support to the Telangana statehood movement by providing intellectual support. He was a founding member and was made General Secretary in October 2001.[2] He is presently politburo member and General Secretary. He also worked as a TRS party spokesperson.

He won as an MLA in 2014 General elections from Bhupalapalle defeating former Chief Whip, Gandra Venkataramana Reddy.[3][4] He lost the election from the same constituency in 2009. 

The Telangana Legislative Assembly is the lower house of the Telangana Legislature. The current Speaker of the Assembly is Madhusudhana Chary of TRS. As of 2014 the Legislative Assembly of Telangana consists of 119 Members. 

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