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Talisetti Venkatachalapathi

Chittoor, Andhra Pradesh

March 28, 2022

He was born in Shrikalahasti, Andhra Pradesh he emerged as a revolutionary leader. When Mahatma Gandhi toured Srikalahastii, Venkatachalapathi arranged a mass boycott of foreign goods. He has arrested during the quit India movement for his revolutionary activism. Another aspect of Venkatachalsapathi was his reaching out to Dalit. He established the Harijan Seva Society, as part of the Gandhian reconstruction program, and fought for Dalit entry into temples.

Source: Published by National Gallery of Modern Art, New Delhi. Date of Publication: 15th November 2021