Balineni Srinivasa Reddy is a close relative of late Y.S. Raja Sekhar Reddy and has been a staunch follower of Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy. He is one of the key leaders in Y.S. Jagan’s group. He is 3 times MLA from Ongole constituency, Prakasam district, Andhra Pradesh. Balineni has served as minister for Mines in YSR cabinet and continued with same portfolio in Rosaiah’s cabinet. He is known as ‘Vasu’ among his supporters. Balineni lost his ministry in the recent re-formation / shuffling of cabinet by new chief minister N. Kiran Kumar Reddy. He openly defied the orders of Congress Party high command and participated in Odarpu Yatra of YS Jagan.
It was assumed that Balineni Srinivasa Reddy would influence the Congress MLAs in Prakasam district to a large extent. But the Congress high command succeeded to some extent in restraining MLAs. Presently, Buchepally Siva Prasada Reddy is the only MLA from the district who has been supporting Balineni and Jagan in the district. Balineni Srinivasa Reddy won from Ongole Assembly constituency during 1999, 2004 and 2009 elections.
Contact Phone No: 9885999666 / 08592 - 228665.
Name: Balineni Srinivasa Reddy (Vasu)
Father’s Name: B. Venkateswara Reddy
Permanent Address: 7-15-20, Lawyer pet Extension, Ongole.
Date and Place of Birth : 12th December, 1964. Ongole
Educational Qualifications: B.Com.
Profession: Agriculture and Business
Number of terms elected to Assembly: 3 terms
Public Office held: District Youth Congress President, Prakasam District.
Marital Status: Married
Name of the Spouse: Smt. Sachi Devi
Number of Children: One Son
Hobbies: Reading and Playing Games
Special Interest: Cricket
Favourite Pastime: Social Service