P. Janardhan Reddy
popularly known as PJR
(January 12, 1948 – December 28, 2007), was an Indian politician and labour leader. He had served as MLA
five times for the Hyderabad
constituency of Khairtabad
. He was MLA for the constituency in 1978, 1985, 1989, 1994, and 2004 until his death. He belonged to the Congress party.
P. Janardhan Reddy was born in Hyderabad
to P. Papi Reddy and Shivamma. He did his Polytechnic Diploma
P. Janardhan Reddy started his career as a trade union
leader in 1967.
He was first elected to the assembly in 1978. He was Labour Minister in the ministry headed by his mentor T. Anjaiah
in 1980. He was the CLP leader from 1994 till 1999.
He had been a known loyalist of Gandhi family (Indira
, and Sonia
He is the only Leader in AP with a temple built for him. Even today people convey their gratitude for the great leader who had been always as a support for the poor and needy.
Reddy suffered a heart attack
on December 28, 2007, while on his way to a party meeting. He was rushed to hospital but died on the way. After his death, his son P. Vishnuvardhan Reddy
was elected to the... Read More