Suravaram Sudhakar Reddy Source: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Suravaram_Sudhakar_Reddy

Suravaram Sudhakar Reddy
General Secretary of the Communist Party of India
In office
31 March 2012 – 21 July 2019
Preceded byArdhendu Bhushan Bardhan
Succeeded byD. Raja
Member of Parliament
In office
Preceded byGutha Sukender Reddy
Succeeded byGutha Sukender Reddy
In office
Preceded byBommagani Dharma Bhiksham
Succeeded byGutha Sukender Reddy
Personal details
Born (1942-03-25) 25 March 1942 (age 80)
Mahbubnagar, Hyderabad State, British India
(now Telangana, India)
Political partyCPI
Spouse(s)Dr. B.V. Vijaya Lakshmi
Children2 sons
Alma materOsmania University
As of 26 September, 2006
Source: [1]

Suravaram Sudhakar Reddy is the former General Secretary of the Communist Party of India (CPI) from 2012 to 2019.[1][2][3] He was a member of the 12th and 14th Lok Sabha of India. He represented the Nalgonda constituency of Telangana.[4][5]

He was elected to serve as General Secretary of Communist Party of India (CPI), on 31 March 2012 in the 21st party Congress. He has previously served as the Chairman of Parliamentary Standing Committee on Labour, while being a member of the parliament.

Born on 25 March 1942 at Hyderabad, he was educated in the Municipal High School and Coles memorial High school in Kurnool.

He did his BA in History from Osmania College, Kurnool, in 1964 and LLB from Osmania University Law College in Hyderabad in the year 1967.

When he was 15, he became a crucial figure in an agitation seeking blackboards, chalk and books for his school in Kurnool, Andhra Pradesh. The movement spread and schools across Kurnool started raising similar demands. Reddy was later elected twice from the Nalgonda parliamentary constituency. Leader of several mass struggles, and widely admired within the party and outside.

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  1. ^ "Sudhakar Reddy steps into Bardhan's shoes as CPI general secretary". thehindu.com.
  2. ^ "Sudhakar Reddy is CPI general secretary again". thehindu.com.
  3. ^ "Sudhakar Reddy unanimously re-elected CPI general secretary". business-standard.com.
  4. ^ "Biographical Sketch of Member of 12th Lok Sabha".
  5. ^ "Members : Lok Sabha".