Kristappa Nimmala

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Kristappa Nimmala
MP
Assumed office
2009
Preceded by G Nizamuddin
Constituency Hindupur
Personal details
Born (1956-11-25) 25 November 1956 (age 60)
Perumalla Palli, Anantapur, Andhra Pradesh
Political party TDP
Spouse(s) Varalakshmi Nimmala
Children 2 sons
Residence Gorantla Village, Anantapur, Andhra Pradesh
As of 20 November, 2010
Source: [1]

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.[1][2] 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.[3]

Personal life[edit]

Kistappa is married to Smt. Nimmala Varalakshmi. He has 2 children. He was born in Perumalla Palli in Anantapur district of Andhra Pradesh.

Political career[edit]

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.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ ECI Winners List Andhra Pradesh Archived 27 June 2009 at the Wayback Machine.
  2. ^ Official Parliament Biography
  3. ^ a b "Members : Lok Sabha". 164.100.47.192. Retrieved 2016-03-03.