|Member of Parliament, Lok Sabha|
|Preceded by||G Nizamuddin|
25 November 1956 |
Perumalla Palli, Anantapur, Andhra Pradesh
|Residence||Gorantla Village, Anantapur, Andhra Pradesh|
|As of 20 November, 2010
Kristappa Nimmala is an Indian politician, belonging to Telugu Desam Party. In the 2009 election he was elected to the Lok Sabha from the Hindupur constituency in Andhra Pradesh. He is interested in bringing about skill development training programmes to youth and adolescents; Rural employment and vocational education; and micro credit to poor rural women, small and marginal farmers.
Kistappa is married to Smt. Nimmala Varalakshmi. He has 2 children. He was born in Perumalla Palli in Anantapur district of Andhra Pradesh.
Kistappa has had a long career in politics. He started political career as Mandal President after getting elected in Local Body Elections. During the last three decades, he has been serving with commitment and dedication in the most backward and drought-prone areas of Anantapur District working for the betterment of SC/ST/OBC and minorities in the State of Andhra Pradesh. He became a Member of the Andhra Pradesh Legislative Assembly in 1994 and for a second term in 1999. He was elected to the Lok Sabha in 2009. He was the second TDP leader to win a Lok Sabha seat in the entire factional-violence hit Rayalaseema region. He was Re-elected to the 16th Lok Sabha in 2014. At the Lok Sabha he was a member of the Committee on Health and Family Welfare, Committee on Food Management in Parliament House Complex, Standing Committee on Transport, Tourism and Culture, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Water Resources and River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation.
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