Pasunuri Dayakar who made a humble beginning as an artist stormed the politics recording highest majority in Warangal Parliament by-election.
The 48-year-old is the youngest of the six children of poor dalit (Madiga) couple late P Prakasham and late P Kamalamma of Bollikunta village of Sangem mandal in the district.
He is a bachelor of fine arts from JNTU, Hyderabad and designed ‘Telangana Talli’ idol which impressed the party chief K Chandrashekar Rao. He actively took part in the separate Telangana movement under the leadership of K Chandrasekhar Rao and worked in the party in various capacities. Though he aspired for MLA ticket from Wardhannapet constituency of which he was in-charge in 2009 and 2014, he did not mind when it was allotted to others and remained loyal to the party.