Dr. Jetty Geeta Reddy
MLA, Zahirabad, Medak, Telangana, INC
Dr. Geeta Reddy was the Member of the Legislative Assembly (MLA) of Zahirabad constituency in Medak district. She was born on 17-04-1946 to Laxmi Narayana and Eshwari Bai in Hyderabad. She completed P.U.C. From Loyola College, in 1963 and PG From F.F.A.R.A.C.S.(Aust) F.A.A.R.C.S.(Lond) F.A.Z.C.A in 1980 and became a Member of the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, London in 1989.
She worked as a Gynecologist. She lived in Australia from 1971 to 1977, in London from 1977 to 1980, and in Saudi Arabia from 1980 to 1982. She then returned to India. Geeta Reddy and her husband, Ramachandra Reddy, established a medical practice in Saudi Arabia. In 1985, upon the request of Rajiv Gandhi, the couple returned to India.
She Started her Political Journey with the Indian National Congress Party (INC). She contested elections for the Andhra Pradesh Legislative Assembly in 1989 and became MLA for Gajwel in Medak district. From 1989-1994, She worked as Minister for Social Welfare, Sports, Secondary Education, and Protocol. From 1995-1998, She was the General Secretary of the Pradesh Congress Committee (PCC). From 1998-2000, She worked as the Executive Member of PCC.
From 2000-2004, She was President of the Andhra Pradesh Mahila Congress Committee. From 2004-2009, She was the Member of 12th A.P. Legislative Assembly(MLA) of Gajwel Constituency, Medak Dist from the INC, and was Minister for Major Industries, Sugar, Commerce & Export Promotion. In 2008, She was awarded the Indira Gandhi Sadbhavana Award and Millennium Star Award. From 2009-2010, She worked as Minister for I&PR, Cinematography, FDC, and Tourism.
From 2010-2014, She was served as Minister for Major Industries, Sugar, Commerce & Export Promotion. From 2009-2014, She was the Member of the 12th A.P. Legislative Assembly(MLA) of Zahirabad Constituency, Medak Dist from the INC. In 2014, She was served as a Member of the 1st Telangana Legislative Assembly(MLA) of Zahirabad Constituency, Medak Dist from the INC.
- Geeta Reddy served as Vice President of the Indian Red Cross Society, Andhra Pradesh. She was the Chairperson of Eashwari Bai Memorial Trust.
- A Former Member of the Central Social Welfare Board.
- Former Senate Member of Osmania University.
The natural state of motherhood is unselfishness’ Growing up, she was my biggest source of inspiration. Paid tributes to my mother late Smt. Eshwari Bai on her Vardhanti
Addressed a dharna against non-implementation of reservations for SCs, STs, BCs and Minorities by BJP and TRS Governments
Attended a pre-election meeting for the upcoming municipal elections at Gajwel, which was my erstwhile constituency and happens to be the current CMs constituency AICC Gen. Secy. Incharge of Telangana Shri. RC Khuntia and other senior Telangana Congress leaders – Sri Revanth Reddy, Sri Ponnala Laxmaiah, and Sri Narsa Reddy were also present
It was a pleasure meeting with Shri. PC Chidambaram in Hyderabad before his insightful address on the recently presented Union budget.
I thank all AIPC fellows, other professionals who joined us, and my friends in the media who made our anti-NRC, CAA protest a grand success. We demand an immediate recall of this divisive act United we stand !!
Participated in a protest along with senior Congress leaders from Telangana against the TRS govt. for not permitting the party to hold a flag march
I wish our party president Smt. Sonia Gandhi a very happy 73rd birthday & pray for her happiness, healthy and success
Called upon senior Congress leader and AICC Gen. Secretary Shri. Mukul Wasnik at his office in Delhi
I thank all attendees for making my mothers 101st Jayanti Celebrations a grand success. The overwhelming response and support is humbling
At the Bharat Bachao rally with senior Congress leaders in New Delhi
The recipient of the 2019 Eashwari Bai Memorial Award had this to say about my mother: “After knowing about her life, I realized she was the Jhansi Ki Rani of the Dalit rights movement in India”-Justice K.G Balakrishnan (Former Chief Justice -Hon. Supreme Court of India)