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Kasu Brahmananda Reddy Biography in Telugu

Kasu Brahmananda Reddy
   Kasu Brahmananda Reddy (28 July 1909 – 20 May 1994) was the Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh, India, from 29 February 1964 to 30 September 1971. On 3 June 1977, he was elected president of the Indian National Congress.
Early life
    Kasu Brahmananda Reddy was born in Chirumamilla in Guntur District, Andhra Pradesh. His early education took place in Guntur and he graduated from Madras Presidency College and also studied in Kerala. He practised law and was a very successful advocate.

Political Career 
   Reddy is credited with creating the Industrial infrastructure in and around Hyderabad. Only Congress president to expel Indira Gandhi from Indian National Congress. During his long regime of seven years (longest for any Congress chief minister in the state of Andhra Pradesh), many major industries like BHEL, HMT, IDPL, Hindustan Cables and several defence establishments like MIDHANI, Bharath Dynamics were established. During his tenure as the Chief Minister, Jalagam Vengal Rao, the Home Minister was instrumental in suppressing the Naxal movement in the north coastal Andhra Pradesh.
      Many Central projects were initiated and public sector industries were set up: the Nagarjunasagar and Tungabhadra High Level Canal projects, rail-cum-road Bridge on Godavari River, creation of the South Central Railway Zone, establishment of Vizag Steel Plant and modernized Visakhapatnam port and harbor. He was also instrumental in establishing many PSUs like BHEL, IDPL ECIL, BDL , etc. which created many job opportunities for the youth. His welfare activities included providing house sites and pucca houses to landless backward classes and.establishment of educational institutions in every nook and corner of the state. He also strengthened the Panchayat Raj and ZillaParishads. 
Reddy also held key positions such as Telecommunications Minister, Home Minister of India (1974–1977) and Governor of Maharashtra (20 February 1988 to 18 January 1990). He was also only one of two elected All India Congress Committee Presidents, all others having been nominated.
    The famous Chiran Palace was named after Kasu Brahmananda Reddy National Park in Jubilee Hills, Hyderabad, in his honor.

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