Positions Held: 1978-1985 Member, Andhra Pradeh Legislative Assembly (two terms). 1978-1980 Parliamentary Secretary, Government of Andhra Pradesh. 1981-1982 Minister of State for Tribal Welfare (Independent Charge), Government of Andhra Pradesh. 1989-1992 Member, National Commission for Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes.
2004 Elected to 14th Lok Sabha
Member, Lok Sabha Committee on Absence of Members from the sittings of the House
Member, Lok Sabha Committee on Transport, Tourism & Culture
Member, Lok Sabha Consultative Committee on Ministry of Railways
Member, Lok Sabha Hindi Language Committee
Social And Cultural Activities: Founder President, Telangana Banjara Youth and Students Action Committee and got the inclusion of Telangana region banjaras in the Scheduled Tribes list in the Constitution; Founder President , All India Adivasi Banjara Sammelan; toured the country to know the conditions of banjaras spread all over India having one and same culture, traditions and language called as Gor Boli without script and residing in one lakh Tandas (Banjara hamlets) having population of about six crores in India.
Favourite: Pastime and Recreation Reading
Other Information: Being President of All India Adivasi Banjara Cultutral and Social Welfare Academy organised many seminaras, meetings, social gatherings and rallies at the national level to propagate the rich and traditional and colourful culture of the Banjara community; educated the Banjaras about the provisions made for them in the constitution for their development.