Narra Raghava Reddy Information (Person)

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Narra Raghava Reddy
Former Member of Legislative Assembly (Andhra Pradesh)India
In office
1967–1999
Succeeded by Nomula Narsimhaiah
Personal details
Born1924
Vattimarthy, Nalgonda, Telangana, India
Died9 April 2015
NationalityIndian
Political party Communist Party of India (Marxist)
Residence(s)Nakrekal

Narra Raghava Reddy (1924–2015) was a leader of the Communist Party of India (Marxist), a six time MLA to Andhra Pradesh Assembly represented Nakrekal constituency of Nalgonda district. He participated in Telangana Rebellion along with Ravi Narayana Reddy, Dharma Bixam and joined the CPI in 1950 and was elected as sarpanch of Shivanenigudem in 1959. After the split in the CPI, he went with the CPM. Raghava Reddy was jailed was among the opposition leaders jailed by then Congress government during the emergency. He was elected state committee member of CPM in 1971 at the party meeting held in Warangal. He was elected as MLA of Nakrekal for six terms since 1967 elections. He won the elections as MLA from the constituency in 1972, 1978, 1984, 1989 and 1994. As the floor leader of the party in Assembly, Raghava Reddy raised a range of public issues and fought for the welfare of toddy tappers, gram sevaks and weavers. He died at the age of 92, in private Hospital at Narketpally on 9 April 2015. [1]

References

  1. ^ "Veteran CPM leader passes away". The Hans India. Retrieved 10 April 2015.