The Nandikotkur Constituency is represented by Labbi Venkata Swamy of the Congress Party. He defeated Chimme Bitchanna of the TDP in 2009 Assembly Elections. Nandikotkur Constituency was reserved for SCs in 2009 elections. Gowru Venkat Reddy and his family has stronghold on the constituency. Venkat Reddy's wife Charitha contested in 2004 elections and won the seat.
Gowru Charitha is a leader of the Congress Party in Kurnool district of Andhra Pradesh. She won for the first time as an MLA from Nandikotkur Assembly Constituency of the district. She was elected to the AP Assembly in 2004 elections by defeating Byreddy Rajasekhar Reddy of the Telugu Desam Party (TDP). Here is the brief profile cum biodata of Gowru Charitha:
Gowru Charitha belongs to general category. She was born on 4th August 1971 at Konidela Village, Her permanent address is Brahmanakotkur Village, Nandi Kotkur Mandal, Kurnool District. She studied till BA. Charitha was married to Gowru Venkat Reddy and they have a son and a daughter. Reading books and travelling are hobbies of Charitha. Gowru Charith and Byreddy Rajasekhar Reddy are likely to contest from Nandikotkur Constituency on the tickets of Congress and TDP respectively if it is dereserved in 2014 Assembly elections. Gowru Venkata Reddy and his family is loyal to late YS Rajasekhar Reddy.