Gadikota Srikanth Reddy is YSRCP legislator from Rayachoti in Kadapa district. He is considered the right-hand man of YSRCP chief, Jagan. Recently, Srikanth Reddy has been accused of financing Red Sanders smuggling activities and well as election campaigns of the party. In Interrogation, Srikanth Reddy denied these charges. He said that he had urged the government to set up projects in Kadapa and put a halt to smuggling. He alleged that many topmost smugglers are roaming around freely outside and are not arrested.