Makkena Mallikarjuna Rao is a former MLA from Vinukonda Assembly Constituency of Guntur District in Andhra Pradesh. He represented the Congress Party and contested from Vinukonda Constituency. He won the seat in 2004 Assembly elections by defeating G.V.S. Susheela of Telugu Desam Party. In 2009 elections, Makkena Mallikarjuna Rao did not get the Congress ticket. GVSR Anjaneyulu of TDP won the seat in 2009 elections by defeating Ch. Narendranath of the Congress Party. Makkena Nallikharjuna Rao is most likely to contest from the same constituency in 2014 Assembly elections on the Congress Party ticket. Following is the brief profile and bio-data of Makkena Mallikharjuna Rao:
Mallikharjuna Rao was born on 19th September 1965. His father's name is Makkena China Ramaiah. He is known to be an efficient negotiator and takes care of the party base in the constituency. Mallikharjuna Rao belongs to general category and his native village is Hasannayuni palem of Vinukonda mandal. His address in Vinukonda is D.No. 29-312, Kothapet, Vinukonda, Guntur District.
Makkena Mallikharjuna Rao studied B.A. and chosen agriculture as his profession. He was elected as an MLA for the first time in 2004 elections. He was married to Smt. Muttineni Padmavathi and they have one son and two daughters. He is known as an active politician. He has been into various agricultural related businesses during and after his term as an MLA.