Bhavanam Venkatarami Reddy

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Bhavanam Venkatarami Reddy
8th Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh
Preceded byTanguturi Anjaiah
Succeeded byKotla Vijaya Bhaskara Reddy
Personal details
Born18 July 1931
Muppalla, Guntur District, Madras Presidency, British India
(now in Andhra Pradesh, India)
DiedApril 7, 2002(2002-04-07) (aged 70)
Political partyIndian National Congress
Spouse(s)Bhavanam Jayaprada

Bhavanam Venkatrami Reddy (18 July 1931 – 7 April 2002) was the chief minister of the Indian state of Andhra Pradesh between February 1982 and September 1982. Reddy was a member of the Congress party and served as cabinet minister in various AP governments.

Bhavanam was born in G.Muppala village in Guntur district. He started his political career as a Youth Congress activist and later became education minister in Chenna Reddy’s cabinet in 1978. He also served in the cabinet of Tanguturi Anjaiah before becoming chief minister on 24 February 1982. He served as the chief minister for a brief period till 19 September 1982.

Personal life[edit]

Bhavanam Venkatrami Reddy married to Bhavanam Jayaprada. They have one son and three daughters.