Podutoor Ganga Reddy

31 January 1933–24 December 2007 (Age 74)

The Life of Ganga

When Podutoor Ganga Reddy was born on 31 January 1933, in India, his father, Podutoor Raja Reddy, was 29 and his mother, Gangavva Reddy, was 27. He died on 24 December 2007, in his hometown, at the age of 74.

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Podutoor Raja Reddy
Gangavva Reddy
Podutoor Ganga Reddy
Mangavva Reddy

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World Events (6)


Age 29

A border war between China and India occurred in 1962. A disputed Himalayan border was the main pretext for war, but other issues played a role.

Age 31

Lal Bhadur Shastri serves as prime minister of Congress-led government.

Age 42

State of Emergency proclaimed by Indira Gandhi.

Name Meaning

1 Indian (Andhra Pradesh): Hindu name, from Telugu reḍi ‘village headman’. The Kapus or Reddis are the largest caste in the former Madras Presidency (which included most of southern India before the reorganization of the Indian states on linguistic lines).2 Irish: reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Roidigh, a variant of Ó Rodaigh ( see Roddy ).

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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