One of the Lok Sabha Speakers later became the President of India. Who was he?
(1913 - 1996)
President - Bangalore, 1960; Bhavnagar, 1961; Patna, 1962.
one of the foremost political leaders from Andhra Pradesh, was born on May 19, 1913 in the Anantapur district. He came from a respectable and well-to-do family. He had his early education at Adyar, Madras and then at the Arts College at Anantapur. While still in college he gave up his studies to participate in the freedom struggle launched by Mahatma Gandhi. He first took part in the Civil Disobedience Movement in 1931. Within a few years he came into prominence as an influential peasant leader. He participated in various struggles against the British and was imprisoned several times. Sanjeeva Reddy took an active part in the Quit India Movement. In 1946 Sanjeeva Reddy was elected to the Madras Legislative Assembly and later on he became the Secretary of the Congress Legislature Party in Madras. He was also elected to the Constituent Assembly in India.
Sanjeeva Reddy held various import ...more