Manneri Venkata Ramana is a former MLA of the Tirupati Constituency (Chittoor district). He was elected to AP Assembly in 2004. He did not get seat in 2009 elections. Bhumana Karunakar Reddy contested on the ticket of Congress Party. Chiranjeevi of then PRP won the seat in 2009 elections.
Chiranjeevi resigned to MLA seat after he was elected to Rajya Sabha. In the by elections, Venkata Ramana contested on the Congress ticket and was defeated by Bhumana Karunakar Reddy, who was fielded by the YSR Congress Party. Chadalavada Krishna Murthy contested on the TDP ticket. See profile of Venkata Ramana below: