Anne Anjaiah

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Anne Anjaiah (1905–1975) was an Indian freedom fighter and politician from the state of Andhra Pradesh.[1]

He was born in Mudunuru village in Krishna district, Andhra Pradesh, India.

He joined Non-cooperation movement as volunteer and established 'Valmiki Ashram' for the training of these volunteers in 1920. He was arrested while participating in Salt satyagraha and imprisoned for 6 months. He was once again arrested for his involvement in Quit India Movement in 1932.

He was follower of Mahatma Gandhi and popularized Khadi by establishing many centres in Hyderabad region. He was a communist politician and a prominent member of the Forward Bloc.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b N. Innaiah (1982). The birth and death of political parties in India. Innaiah. p. 54. Retrieved 9 January 2012.