S. P. Y. Reddy
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|S. P. Y. Reddy|
|Member of Parliament|
|Born||S. Pedda Yerikal Reddy
4 June 1950
Ankalamma Gudur, Kadapa district, Andhra Pradesh
|Political party||YSR Congress Party|
|Education||Be.Mech. (NIT Warangal)|
|As of 15 January, 2015
S. P. Y. Reddy, (S. Pedda Yerikal Reddy, born 4 June 1950), is a member of the 14th Lok Sabha of India and won election on YSR congress party's symbol but later shifted his loyalty to TDP. He represents the Nandyal constituency of Andhra Pradesh and is a member of the Telugu Desam Party. (He is no more in congress. joining YSR Congress Party) He is also an entrepreneur and heads the Andhra Pradesh - based Nandi Group of Industries. Reddy was born on 4 June 1950 in the Ankalammagudur village from Kadapa district of Andhra Pradesh. He graduated with a Bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering from NIT Warangal and joined the Mumbai-based Bhabha Atomic Research Centre, India's premium nuclear facility. He quit the position of a Scientific Officer in 1977 and set up a plastic containers manufacturing plant in 1979. Thereafter, he diversified his company's operations into PVC pipes manufacturing in 1984 under the name of Nandi Pipes.
SPY Reddy is well known in Nandyal area through his frequent noble acts. He began his political career with BJP. He contested to Nandyal Loksabha constituency in 1991 elections on behalf of BJP but was defeated by huge margin. In 1999 Assembly elections he contested to both Nandyal and Giddalur assembly constituencies as an independent candidate. This time he was defeated narrowly by NMD Farooq in Nandyal. In 2000, he procured the ticket for municipal chairman candidacy for congress and won with record majority. In 2004 he contested as an MP candidate from Nandyal and won with 1 lakh majority. In 2009, once again won from the same constituency. In 2014, he won for the third time as MP from Nandyal by defeating NMD Farooq with 1.08 lakh majority.
Defections with YSR Congress Party : MP SPY Reddy joins TDP. MP SPY Reddy, who was elected to Lok Sabha from Nandyal on YSR Congress Party ticket, has joined the Telugu Desam Party, even before swearing as an MP, on 25 May 2014, which is set to form the Government in the residual state of Andhra Pradesh.