Hyderabad: Former Union Minister S. Jaipal Reddy’s 2nd Death Anniversary observed today as Remembrance Day. Several political leaders from different party lines paid rich floral tributes.
S. Lakshmi Reddy, Managing Trustee of S. Jaipal Reddy Memorial Foundation in a press note issued here in the city today informed that the family members, Politicians from across different party lines, Jaipal Reddy followers paid floral tributes to him at “SPOORTHI STHAL”, S.Jaipal Reddy Memorial Place, Near Sanjeevaiah Park, Necklace Road in the city.
State Congress President Revanth Reddy, Senior Congress leaders Jana Reddy, Ponnam Prabhakar, Anjankumar Yadav, TRS Leader Gutha Sukhender Reddy, Madhu Yashki, Shabbir Ali and many other paid tirubes and recalled fond memories of him and his contribution.
S. Jaipal Reddy left an indelible mark, values and ethics on the society. Best tributes we can ever pay to the great parliamentarian is to follow those democratic values and ethics they said
Starting from college days, Jaipal Reddy remained in state and national politics for a very long time. He left an indelible mark on society. It was a role model politician. He has put immense faith in the democracy form of the government. He left good political values and ethics to us, they added
Starting from the early morning Jaipal Reddy’s wife S. Lakshmi Reddy, Jaipal Reddy’s two sons—Arvind and Anand Reddy, family members, relatives visited his memorial place and offered floral tributes.
Hundreds of Jaipal Reddy’s followers and well-wishers also turned up in large numbers paid their tributes the good parliamentarian who died in the year 2019 at the age of 77 years.
Jaipal Reddy is widely regarded for his secular and democratic values. He has been an ardent proponent of Democracy and Representative Form of Government. His thoughts and ideas were penned in his book “Ten Ideologies: The Great Asymmetry between Agrarianism and Industrialism”. Democracy is included in it as a separate chapter. The Hindu version of the book is unveiled on the eve of his 2nd Remembrance Day( Death Anniversary).
A politician par excellence, Sri Reddy was the Member of Parliament seven times and Union Cabinet Minister thrice. He had a political career spanning over 50 years. He was a brilliant parliamentarian known for his oratorical skills and political acumen. His speeches were packed with knowledge, information, criticism and wit. He passed away at the age of 77 years, who despite his physical disability carried on his journey with grit, determination and stood as an inspiration to many.
Reddy was an elected representative for nearly 45 years and for his contribution to the discussions in Parliament earned him, “The Outstanding Parliamentarian Award, 1998”.