Secret Diary 2019

"Though NTR was hardworking, had a vision and the good of the state in his heart, he always sought external validation"

Secret Diary of YV Reddy — Part 2


When I came back to India in July 1968, I was posted as a sub-collector at Gudur, and it was around this time that I got married. On official tours, I would pack two boiled eggs in the left pocket of my jacket and two pieces of toast in the right pocket. That way, I was not obliged to anybody in the village for my lunch! The image of impartiality and being pro-poor is important in rural India.