Monday, October 5, 2015

Kaka's 'Mera Safar' released

The book titled Mera Safar (My Journey) an autobiography of the late Congress veteran Gaddam Venkatswamy, popularly known as ‘Kaka’ released on his 86th birth anniversary.   

Union Minister Badaru Dattatreya released the book while Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao unveiled a bronze statue of late Venkatswamy near Tank Bund in Hyderabad.

The book traces Venkatswamy’s life, from being a construction worker, migration to Ramagundam, Karimnagar, in search of work from Hyderabad, his rise as a trade union leader, participation in the statehood agitation and his role in securing the alliance between the TRS and the Congress in 2004.
He rose to becoming the Union textile minister, apart from serving in thte united AP Cabinet.