Cattamanchi Ramalinga Reddy

[C.R. Reddy] (10 December 1880 – 24 February 1951 / Cattamanchi, Chittoor, Andhra Pradesh / India)

Cattamanchi Ramalinga Reddy
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Cattamanchi Ramalinga Reddy (Order of Merit), also popularly known as Sir C.R. Reddy, was an educationist and political thinker, essayist and economist, and poet and literary critic. He wrote his works in Telugu and English, which reveal his deep love and learning of classics as well as modernity of his outlook.

Reddy was the foremost educationalist who played a major role in shaping the educational policy in India. He was also the recipient of Knighthood by the British crown in honour of his service to the country.

He was the founder of Andhra University and also served as its Vice-Chancellor from 1926 to 1931 and in a further second term from 1936 to ... more »

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