Kurnool has freedom fighters like Moulana S M K Biyabani( former MLC Kurnool during 60’s), Vuyyalawada Narsimha Reddy, Gadicharla Harisarvothama Rao. Zilla Grandhalaya Samstha (ZGS) and the District Central Libray (DCL), Kurnool, building near the old Bus stand is named ‘GADICHARLA HARISARVOTHAMA RAO SMARAKA BHAVANAMU”. It is the second district, apart from Nellore (Bejawada Gopal Reddy ‘Andhra state’ & Nedurumalli Janardhan Reddy), which has contributed two Chief Ministers to Andhra Pradesh:
1. Damodaram Sanjeevaiah (1st dalit Chief Minister of India and A.P),
2. Kotla Vijaya Bhaskar Reddy
3. 10th Indian Prime Minister P.V. Narasimha Rao was elected as member of parliament from Nandyal constituency with over 6 lakh (600,000) majority, a world record.
Neelam Sanjeeva Reddy (Ananthapur District) was elected from the Dhone assembly constituency in 1962 general elections and became the Chief Minister of AP. Again in 1977 general elections to the Lok Sabha, he won from the Nandyal Parliamentary constituency and became the speaker of the Lok Sabha. However he resigned and became the 6th President of the Republic of India. In 1970, part of Kurnool district was split off to become part of Prakasam district.
Kurnool District BJP Office Add:
Kurnool District BJP Office,
Budvarpet nanadyal road,,kurnool.
District BJP Leaders
Name: K HARISH BABU
Address: 50-267, Arora Nagar , B Camp : Po KURNOOL -518 002
Contact Number: 9441613004, 90323 01475
Name: A. Ramakrishna Reddy
Contact Number: 9848393979, 08558-227139