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Reddy - Meaning, People, Religion, Origin, Caste & History

Meaning Village Headmen, Cheif of State
Religions Hinduism
Languages Telugu, English
Country India
Original State Rashtrakuta Dynasty
Populated States Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, Karnataka, Tamil Nadu
Region South India
Population 8 Million
Surnames Reddy
Festivals Hindu Festivals

Who are Reddy

Reddy is a community of people living in andhra pradesh and telangana, india. reddy are classified as a forward caste. the reddy dynasty (1325–1448 ce) ruled coastal and central andhra for over a hundred years.

The origin of Reddy is linked to the rashtrakutas, though opinions differ. they were feudal overlords and peasant owners. historically they have been the landowning elite of the villages. traditionally, they were a diverse community of merchants and cultivators. their skills as rulers and warriors are well documented in telugu history

Reddy Sub Castes

List of Popular Reddy Sub castes are Below.

Popular Reddy Sub castes
Panta ReddyMotati Reddy
Pakanati ReddyDeshmukh Reddy
Gudati ReddyChowdary Reddy(Saudari Reddy)
Reddy GandlaPedakanti Reddy
Bhoomanchi ReddyDesheti Reddy
Palanati ReddyVelanati Reddy
Lingayat ReddyVeerashaiva Reddy

Is Reddy Upper caste ?

Reddy is Upper caste in india they are majority in Andhra Pradesh and Telangana and they are from Hinduism.

Are Reddys Rajputs ?

Reddy and Rajput both are from hinduism and upper caste but both are different caste. where rajput mainly living in north india and reddy from south India.

Famous People of the Reddy Community

NameProfession / Popular
Sameera ReddyIndian Actress
Y. S. Rajasekhara Reddy14th Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh
Arutla Ramchandra ReddyIndian Freedom Fighter
Apsara ReddyIndian Transwoman Politician and Journalis
B. V. Nandini ReddyIndian Film Director
Bharath ReddyIndian Actor
Swathi ReddyIndian Actress, Television Presenter
B. V. R. Mohan ReddyChairman of Cyient
A. Kodandarami Reddyindian Film Director
Prathap C. ReddyIndian Entrepreneur
Alimineti Madhava ReddyIndian Politician
Bezawada Gopala Reddy2nd Chief Minister of Andhra State
Bhavanam Venkatarami Reddy8th Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh
Neelam Sanjiva Reddy6th President of India

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