Basavaraju Sarayya is a three term MLA from Warangal East Assembly Constituency, Andhra Pradesh. Presently he is serving as Minister for B.C. Welfare in the cabinet of N. Kiran Kumar Reddy. He is representing the Congress Party. Saraiah belongs to washer-man community and has the distinction of being the only Cabinet Minister in South India from his community.
Basavaraju Saraiah is known as a staunch loyal of late Chief Minister, Dr. YS Rajasekhar Reddy. He was also a supporter of YS Jagan Mohan Reddy before his induction into the cabinet by the Chief Minister, Nallari Kiran Kumar Reddy. Following is the brief profile of Basavaraju Saraiah:
|Father's Name||Baswaraj Cheralu|
|Category||MLA and Minister|
|Permanent Address||14-1-265, Mandi Bazar, Warangal District.|
|Educational Qualification||S.S.C.; I.T.I.|
|Profession||Business and Politics|
|Number of terms elected to Assembly||3 terms|
|Public Offices held||1. Municipal Corporator
3. Minister for Welfare of Backward Classes, Govt. of AP.
|Name of the Spouse||Smt. Baswaraju Lakshmi|
|Number of Children||One son and two daughters|
|Favourite Pastime||Reading News Papers|
|Other Interests||Serving people of the Constituency|