Annayyagari Sai Prathap, known as A. Sai Pratap is a senior MP of the Congress Party from Andhra Pradesh. He served as state minister for steel and mines in the cabinet of Dr. Manmohan Singh. He lost his cabinet berth in the recent reshuffle of the central ministry. He has represented Rajampet Lok Sabha Constituency for 6 terms consecutively. He is known as friend of late YS Rajasekhar Reddy. Following is the biodata of A. Sai Pratap:
Sai Prathap's parents are A. Thimmayya and A. Lalithamma. Sai Pratap born on 20-09-1944 at Bellambary Village of Kolar District in Karnataka. He married to Krishnaveni on 28 Jun 1972 and they have a daughter. Sai Pratap was under graduated in Medicine at Gulbarga Medical College, Gulbarga (Karnataka). His other interests are Agriculture and business. His permanent address is at 6-5, Bugga Dam Road, Sai Lakshminilayam, Kadapa- 516004, Andhra Pradesh.
Sai Pratap served the Congress party for a long term in various positions. He was Vice-President of District Congress Committee(I) of Kadapa during 1985 - 89. He was elected to 9th Lok Sabha and entered the Parliament for the first time in 1989. He was re-elected to Lok Sabha in 1991, 1996, 1998, 2004 and 2009. He was member of committees on Ministry of Water Resources, Ministry of Steel and Mines, Committee on Railways and Committee on Estimates. He will be contesting from Rajampet Lok Sabha Constituency in 2014 Lok Sabha elections.