Kanna Lakshminarayana is a politician of the Bharatiya Janata Party in Andhra Pradesh. He is considered a heavyweight politician from the Kapu community. Prior to joining the BJP, Lakshminarayana served in the Indian National Congress party.
He has served as a MLA representing Pedakurapadu constituency in Andhra Pradesh. Lakshminarayana also served as Minister for Major Industries, Commerce & Export Promotion Food Processing in K Rosaiah’s Government and as the Minister for Transport in Y S Rajasekhara Reddy’s Government.
Kanna Lakshminarayana meets AICC chief Sonia Gandhi in New Delhi. Speaking to media after the meeting, he said that he urged Sonia to take steps to include Kapu community in BC’s was given. His meeting with Sonia Gandhi gained significance as the Centre is contemplating future course of action after Chief Minister Kiran Kumar Reddy stepped down. Feb 22, 2014
In December 2015, Kanna Lakshminarayana was considered one of the top contender for the post of BJP State president in Andhra Pradesh.