BJP Telangana President | MP – Karimnagar |
Bandi was elected a municipal corporator for Karimnagar's 48th division in 2005, and served in this role until his resignation in 2019, when he was elected to the Lok Sabha. Bandi was also fielded by the BJP in 2014 and 2018 as its candidate for the state assembly elections; he contested the Karimnagar seat both times. He was, however, unsuccessful in both elections, and lost to the Telangana Rashtra Samiti's Gangula Kamalakar. In the 2019 Indian general election, Bandi was fielded by the BJP from the Karimnagar Lok Sabha constituency. He contested against the incumbent Member of Parliament, the Telangana Rashtra Samiti's B. Vinod Kumar, and the Indian National Congress' Ponnam Prabhakar. Riding on a wave of support in favor of incumbent Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the BJP, which extended to Telangana, Bandi was elected by a margin of 89,508 votes. His election was considered something of a surprise due to the BJP's prior lack of significant strength in Telangana, as well as the fact that his both his major opponents were politically well-established. With his election to the Lok Sabha, Bandi became one of four Bharatiya Janata Party MPs from Telangana, a historic first for the party. In addition to his position as an MP, Bandi serves as the president of the Telangana state unit of the BJP. After he became State President, He strengthened party and made party best alternative to ruling TRS Party. In Dubaka by-election, Bandi Sanjay as President of Telangana State BJP, Played key role in his Party candidate Raghanandan Rao victory. In GHMC Municipal Election 2020, He taken full responsibility and made BJP the second largest party.