A visually-challenged tech-entrepreneur from Machilipatnam who is a  graduate from Massachusetts Institute of Technology(MIT) is about to foray into politics. Srikanth Bolla is expected to join the YSRCP soon. Srikanth Bolla is the founder-CEO of Bollant Industries Pvt Ltd. He is visually-challenged from the birth itself.

Mr Bolla said, 'YSRCP is the only party which understands the issues of the state and Mr Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy is the only leader with the capability, vision and determination to solve problems of the people and fulfil their aspirations,'

 He conveyed his resolve to join the politics to the YSR Congress leadership. "The party is very happy to have him as its member. The party is eagerly waiting to work with this visually challenged visionary," said a YSRCP spokesperson.

Apart from the impressive credentials he earned; he is also a national level chess player and also a national blind cricket player.