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Yanadayya Kadiyala

Guntur, Andhra Pradesh

January 27, 2022 to January 27, 2025

Yanadayya Kadiyala was a resident of village Kattipadu, distt. Guntur, Andhra Pradesh.  He took part in the Quit India movement that started in August 1942. On his refusal to contribute to the British War Fund, he was arrested on 11 February 1943 and detained in the Ongole Police Station (now in distt. Prakasam).  Kadiyala was reported to have committed suicide the very next day.