#UyyalawadaNarasimhaReddy was Indian freedom fighter. He was born in Rupanagudi, Uyyalawada Mandal, Kurnool. He & his commander-in-chief Vadde Obanna were at heart of rebellion against British in 1847, where 5,000 peasants rose up against EIC in Kurnool.

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#UyyalawadaNarasimhaReddy had 66 villages under his control & an army of 2000 men, could not contain atrocities committed by the corrupt officials of East India Company and the suffering his people had to go through under their colonization.


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The Rayalaseema region was transferred to British by the Nizam & #UyyalawadaNarsimhaReddy refused pay taxes directly to British. On 10 June 1846, he raided treasury at Koilakuntla & marched towards Kambham, Andhra Pradesh (Prakasam District).


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#UyyalawadaNarsimhaReddy, with his army mounted a serious attack on the British forces camped at Giddaluru on 23 July 1846 and defeated them. Unable to capture him, the British deceptively imprisoned his family at Kadapa.


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#UyyalawadaNarasimhaReddy was caught as British moved in upon a tip-off & arrested him & his followers at mid night of 6 October 1846. He was charged with revolt, murder & was convicted on all charges. He was publicly hanged on 22nd February 1847.


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Another blot on Britishers. A patriot was dubbed as murderer & robber & at last, was mercilessly killed by Britishers.His revolt in India against British occupation was 10 years earlier than India’s First War of Independence of 1857.


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