First Day cover – Kasu Brahmananda Reddy – By India Post
Kasu Brahmanand Reddy ( July 28, 1909 – May 20, 1994) was the Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh (Indian state) from February 29, 1964 to September 30, 1971. On June 3, 1977 he was elected president of the Indian National Congress. Reddy was born in Thubadu in Guntur Dustrict, Andhra Pradesh. Reddy is credited with creating the Industrial infrastructure in and around Hyderabad. Only congress president to expel Indira Gandhi from Indian National Congress. During his long regime of seven years (Longest for any Congress chief minister in the state of Andhra Pradesh), many major industries like BHEL,HMT, IDPL, Hindustan Cables and several defense establishments like MIDHANI, Bharath Dynamics were established. During his tenure as the Chief Minister, the Home Minister was instrumental in suppressing the naxal movement in the north coastal Andhra Pradesh. Kasu Brahmananda Reddy also held the key positions, such as Home Minister of India (1974–1977) and the Governor of Maharashtra.The famous Chiran Palace was named after Kasu Brahmanand Reddy National Park in Jubilee Hills, Hyderabad, was named in his honor. In 1988 he was appointed as the governor of Maharashtra.
Date Of Issue:-28.07.2011.