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Untold Story of Uyyalawada Narasimha Reddy

 Untold Story of Uyyalawada Narasimha Reddy


One such ruler becomes Uyyalawada Narasimha Reddy of Rayalaseema Region. He becomes born around the early 1800s to the neighborhood chieftains’ (Zamindari) circle of relatives inside the present Kurnool district at the banks of Kundi River. Uyyalawada Narasimha Reddy is one of the earliest freedom opponents in India. Reddy, who had sixty-six villages under his manage and military of 2000 men, could not incorporate the atrocities dedicated through the corrupt officials of EIC (East India Company) and the suffering his humans had to go through under their colonization.

The Rayalaseema region was transferred to the British by way of the Nizam and Reddy refused to pay taxes without delay to the British. On 10 June 1846, he raided the treasury at Koilakuntla and marched toward Kambham, Andhra Pradesh (Prakasam District). On the way, at Rudravaram he killed the forest ranger. This being a severe rely, the then Collector Thomas Monroe issued orders to arrest him. The EIC put a rate on his head Rs. 5000 and Rs. 10,000 for his head.

Reddy, along with his army, mounted a serious assault on the British forces camped at Giddaluru on 23 July 1846 and defeated them. Unable to capture him, the British deceptively imprisoned his circle of relatives at Kadapa. Narasimha Reddy moved to Nallamalaforest to keep his circle of relatives but the British forces have been tipped off by using someone about the hideout of Mr. Reddy. To keep away from being caught by using the British inside the Nallamala region, Narasimha Reddy returned to Koilkuntla place and concealed in Jagannatha Konda.

Unable to be at massive for a long duration, Reddy turned into caught because the military moved in upon a tip-off and arrested him and his fans at midnight of 6 October 1846. The EIC placed heavy fetters on him and paraded him proper within the streets of Koilkuntlabefore his humans with blood-stained clothes so that it would be a caution to them. Around 112 of his fans had been arrested and convicted for five to fourteen years and some of them had been jailed in Andaman. The unique commissioner of Kadapa conducted the trial and Narasimha Reddy turned into charged with rising up, murder and being a dacoit and was convicted on all fees. He was publicly hanged on 22nd February 1847, on the banks of close by the river within the presence of Collector Kokcrane. His head was stored at the fortress wall in public view for 30 years from 1847 to 1877 to instill fear within the people so that some other rebellion received be attempted with the aid of others against the British.
Another blot in British India history. A patriot becomes dubbed as an assassin and robber and, at final, turned into mercilessly killed through the early British rulers. His rise up in India in opposition to the British occupation changed into 10 years earlier than India’s First War of Independence of 1857 additionally known as Sepoy Mutiny of 1857. The vestiges of the early activities are properly frozen in the ruins of the fortress at Kotthakota, near Giddalur. Plans are afoot to erect a statue in honor of Reddy and the government additionally has plans to encompass his courageous tale within the faculty textual content books.