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Potti Sriramulu and Potti Sri ramulu) was an Indian revolutionary. He was born to Guravayya and Mahalakshmamma on 16th March 1901 in house no. 165, Annapillai street, Chennai.

Popularity

He became famous for undertaking a fast-unto-death for achieving the state of Andhra and losing his life in the process.

Achievement

His sacrifice became instrumental in the linguistic re-organisation of states. As a devout follower of Mahatma Gandhi, he worked life long to uphold principles such as truth and non-violence and objectives such as Harijan upliftment.

Early life

His ancestors belonged to the Patamatapalle village of Nellore District.He studied in Madras until he attained the age of 20. Later, he studied Sanitary Engineering in the Victoria Jubilee Technical Institute in Bombay.

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