Kasu Brahmananda Reddy
(; born July 28, 1909 - May 20, 1994) at Hyderabad, was the Chief Minister
of Andhra Pradesh
from February 29, 1964 to September 30, 1971. On June 3, 1977 he was elected president of the Indian National Congress
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Kasu Brahmananda Reddy was born in Thuubadu
in Guntur District
, Andhra Pradesh.
Kasu Brahmananda 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
, IDPL, Hindustan Cables and several defense 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. Kasu spared no effort to keep AP united, even in the face of Telangana separatist movement in 1969. <br />Kasu Brahmananda Reddy also held the key positions, such as Home Minister of India (1974–1977) and the Governor of Maharastra
(February 20, 1988 to January 18, 1990).
The famous Chiran Palace was named after Kasu Brahmananda Reddy National Park
in Jubilee Hills
, Hyderabad, was named in his honor.
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