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Balija’s Leader Mudragada Padmanabham

Mudragada Padmanabham 

Padmanabham’s Father was 2 time MLA . Padamanabham came into politics with the support of people when his father expired.

Padmanabham started his political career with Janatha Party in 1978 won as a MLA and in 1983 Padmanabham left Janatha party and joined in TDP.

When NTR questioned Padmanabham about a voting in Rajyasabha elections , Padmanabham got angry over NTR and then he had a clash with NTR .

Padmanabham Worked as an Excise Minister in NTR Cabinet , Later he was transferred to Transport Ministry

In 1993 he has started the Kapu reservation movement and did the agitations for 16 months throughout the state wide and he has resigned to MLA seat.

Elections Contested

1 2009 GE MLA Pithapuram (INC) LOST 3,294 Vanga Geetha Vishwanath(PRP)
2 2004 GE MP Kakinada (TDP) LOST 57,172 Mallipudi Mangapati Pallam Raju(INC)
3 1999 GE MP Kakinada (TDP) WON 1,21,435 Thota Subbarao(INC)
4 1994 GE MLA – Prathipadu (INC) LOST 21,637 Parvatha Subba Rao(TDP)
5 1989 GE MLA – Prathipadu (INC) WON 12,842 Varupula Subba Rao(TDP)
6 1985 GE MLA – Prathipadu (TDP) WON 41,329 Sundara Rama Kumar(INC)
7 1983 GE MLA – Prathipadu (IND/TDP) WON 14,342 Varupula Subba Rao(INC)
7 1978 GE MLA – Prathipadu (JNP) WON 10,262 Varupula Appalaraju(INC-I)

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Kapu Reservation Movement 2016:
1-Feb-2016 : Mudragada has anounced that he will go for hunger strike along with the family members starting from 5 -Feb – 2016. 
31-Jan-2016 : Mudragada has arranged a public meeting in Tuni by kapu community people for the reservations of kapus. This went into violence when mudragada announced to start rail roko and road roko.


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