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KURNOOL: Assembly Speaker Ch. Kirankumar Reddy unveiled the statue of former Speaker B.V. Subba Reddy at Koilkuntla in Kurnool district on Thursday. The statue was put up in the B.V. Subba Reddy memorial park in the town.
Addressing the function, Mr. Kirankumar Reddy described Mr. Subba Reddy, who functioned as deputy Chief Minister and Speaker, as a greater leader of Rayalaseema. He said that Reddy was elected to the State assembly unanimously twice from Koilkuntla which was a testimony to his popularity among the people.
He said that B.V. Subba Reddy left a deep imprint in politics of the State by being a close confidant of Indira Gandhi.
Expressing concern over depleting standards in politics, he wanted the present generation of politicians to emulate Reddy.
The Speaker said that politics was a difficult profession to practice because of everyday challenges.
He remembered former President Neelam Sanjiva Reddy for his deep influence in Kurnool politics after B.V. Subba Reddy.
Collector Ramsankar Naik, MLA Katasani Rami Reddy, E. Pratap Reddy, Byreddy Rajasekhar Reddy, Challa Ramakrishna Reddy, Revenue Divisional Officer Madhavilatha and others were present.
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