Marri Chenna Reddy

Marri Chenna Reddy

Marri Chenna Reddy

Date of Birth : January 13, 1919
Date Of Death : 1996

Mini Biography :

Dr. M.Channa Reddy, son of Sri M.Lakshma Reddy, was born on January 13, 1919 In Peddamangalaram village in Chevella mandal in Rangareddy district. He took his MBBS degree in 1941. He was the founder of Andhra Yuvajana Samiti and Students Congress. He was associated with several student, youth, social, educational, literary and cultural organisations, He edited a weekly for about two years and contributed articles to loading dailies and Journals.

He was the governor of Uttar Pradesh (1974-1977), governor of Punjab (1982-1983), governor of Rajasthan from February 1992 to May 1993, and governor of Tamil Nadu from 1993 until his death. He was a leader of Indian National Congress Party. He also served as chief minister of Andhra Pradesh from 1978 to 1980 and from 1989 to 1990.

Dr. Channa Reddy was among the stalwarts who headed the Telangana movement of Andhra Pradesh in the late 60’s. He also has the credit of being on of the youngest ministers at age of 30 in the erstwhile Andhra State.

He has contributed a number of articles to several dailies and journals. Hobbiess: Games and sports-Football (College Team) horticulture and cultural activities. He was the President of the State Olympic Association and the State Football and the State Volley- ball Associations.

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