Family Members of Sugunamma filed a police complaint about the attack on their house. They demanded stringent action against the people behind the violent way of expressing hatred.
Sugunamma served as the MLA of Tirupati Assembly Constituency during the TDP rule until 2019. In 2019 elections, Bhumana Karunakar Reddy won by a margin of around 600 votes contesting against Sugunamma. While Bhumana secured 80,544 votes, Sugunamma received 79,836 votes. Jana Sena Candidate Chadalawada Krishna Murthy got just around 12,000 votes.