Governor of UP
B.A. LL.B.


Born on 21st August, 1927 in his native village Annaram, Shad nagar, district Mehboobnagar, Andhra Pradesh.  Sri B. Satyanarayan Reddy hails from an agricultural family.  He had his primary education in village Edulabad of Rangareddy district and thereafter in Kayastha Pathshala and Keshav Memorial School, Hyderabad.  After getting his High School education in Vivekvardhini High School, Hyderabad , had college education at Nizam College, Hyderabad.  He received Law Graduate Degree from famous Osmania University, Hyderabad.

Shri B. Satya Narayan Reddy

Term of Office




He is well known Freedom Fighter and took part in " Quit India" movement in 1942 at an early of 14 years, and was arrested when he took out   a  procession of students against Gandhiji's arrest.

He took an active part in the Socialist movement and participated in the Hyderabad Peoples' Movement in 1947.  He took inspiration from Mahatma Gandhi, Acharya Narendra Dev, Dr. Ram Manohar Lohia and Jai Prakash Narayan and took part in the "Socialist Movement" under the inspiring leadership of Dr. Ram Manohar Lohia.  He organised "Satyagraha Movement" against the Nizam's Rule.  At the time of merger of the State in the Indian union, he was arrested in 1947 by the then Nizam's Government and imprisoned in Central Jail, Chanchalguda, Hyderabad for six months.

While in prision he started and edited the Weekly "Payam-e-Nav" which he used to circulate it among his prisoner colleagues.  Before this while he was styding in Class VI, he used to publish a Hindi Fortnightly "Mukul".

He was arrested on 1st August, 1975 and was detained under "MISA" for 18 months during the Emergency.  He was arrested several times during the Congress Rule.  He took part in the "Bhoodan Movement" of Acharya Vinobha Bhave and Sri Jai Prakash Narayan.

Sri Reddy has wide experiences of Indian politics.  He was the Chairman of the Action Committee of the Hyderabad Students' Union in the year 1947-48. He was the General Secretary of Bar Association, City Civil Court, Hyderabad.  He was the Chairman of the Telengana Praja Samiti during 1969-71.  He was the General Secretary of the Executive Committee of the Socialist Party.  He was the General Secretary of the Janata Party of Andhra Pradesh Unit.  Thereafter, he was General Secretary of Lok Dal ( Central Party).  He was Convenor of Jai  Prakash Narayan Committee, Andhra Pradesh in 1975.  He was founder member of the Socialist Party. Socialist Youth Wing, National High School, Samajwadi Yuvajan Sabha and Janta Party. 

Sri Reddy visited Malaysia, Singapore, Rome,  Libya, Nairobi (Kenya). London, China, Hong Kong, West Germany, France, Holland, Switzerland, Neitherland, Norway etc.

He was elected to Rajya Sabha in 1978 as the nominee of the Janata Party.  He joined Telgu Party in 1983 and was re-elected to the Rajya Sabha as Telgu Desam nominee in 1984.