Danam was elected from Asif Nagar assembly constituency in 1994 & 1999 with Congress ticket and in 2004, he joined TDP and won from the Asifnagar. But unfortunately , TDP lost elections and late Y. S. Rajasekhar Reddy formed the Congress government in the state.
Danam immediately resigned as TDP MLA to get a place in the cabinet of YSR through re-election but lost the elections. He waited for his turn till 2009 and won the general elections on Congress ticket to serve as Health Minister. After YSR’s death, he maintained good relationship with Jagan and the YSRCP party .
Later in 2014 he lost elections on Congress ticket and went out of scope. With the GHMC elections in due course , Danam once again ready to switch his loyalty. He met Telangana Excise and Prohibition minister T Padma Rao Goud at his residence.
Danam is likely to switch his loyalty to the TRS, while TRS is strengthening the party in Greater Hyderabad limits by admitting such volatile leaders.