Neelam Sanjiva Reddy

Sixth President of India (1913-1996)

Neelam Sanjiva Reddy audio speaker iconpronunciation  (19 May 1913 – 1 June 1996) was an Indian politician. He was the sixth President of India from 1977 to 1982. He was the Speaker of the Lok Sabha from 1967 to 1969 and again in 1977.

Neelam Sanjiva Reddy
6th President of India
In office
25 July 1977 – 25 July 1982
Prime MinisterMorarji Desai
Charan Singh
Indira Gandhi
Vice PresidentB. D. Jatti
Mohammad Hidayatullah
Preceded byB. D. Jatti (Acting)
Succeeded byZail Singh
4th Speaker of the Lok Sabha
In office
17 March 1967 – 19 July 1969
DeputyR.K. Khadilkar
Preceded bySardar Hukam Singh
Succeeded byGurdial Singh Dhillon
In office
26 March 1977 – 13 July 1977
DeputyGodey Murahari
Preceded byBali Ram Bhagat
Succeeded byK. S. Hegde
1st Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh
In office
12 March 1962 – 20 February 1964
GovernorBhim Sen Sachar
Satyawant Mallannah Shrinagesh
Preceded byDamodaram Sanjivayya
Succeeded byKasu Brahmananda Reddy
In office
1 November 1956 – 11 January 1960
GovernorChandulal Madhavlal Trivedi
Bhim Sen Sachar
Succeeded byDamodaram Sanjivayya
Secretary General of the Non-Aligned Movement
In office
7 March 1982 – 11 March 1983
Preceded byFidel Castro
Succeeded byZail Singh
Personal details
Born(1913-05-19)19 May 1913
Illur, Anantapur District, Madras Presidency, British India
(now in Andhra Pradesh, India)
Died1 June 1996(1996-06-01) (aged 83)
Bangalore, Karnataka, India
Political partyJanata Party (since 1977)
Other political
Indian National Congress (before 1977)
Spouse(s)Neelam Nagaratnamma
Alma materUniversity of Madras

Reddy died on 1 June 1996 from pneumonia in Bangalore, Karnataka at the age of 83.[1]

References change

  1. "Neelam Sanjeeva Reddy, Former President of India, 83". The New York Times. 3 June 1996. Archived from the original on 15 May 2013. Retrieved 11 December 2012.