Kakani Venkata Ratnam

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Kakani Venkata Ratnam was a former Cabinet Minister in Andhra Pradesh in India.[1][2]


He was born in Akunuru, Krishna district of Andhra Pradesh.[citation needed] He died of a heart attack on December 25, 1972 at the height of Jai Andhra movement.[3]

There is a statue commemorating him in the BENZ circle of Viajaywada.


  1. ^ "Aspirants beware! Voters tilt the scales here". The Hindu (Chennai, India). March 16, 2004. 
  2. ^ ""Jai Andhra" now in momentum". AndhraCafe.com. 
  3. ^ Lucien D. Benichou, From Autocracy to Integration: Political Developments in Hyderabad State, 1938-1948 (Orient Longman, 2000), p282