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This Book Is respectfully dedicated
to Sri Rachamallu Venkateswarlu, Ongole,
President, A.RBeda/Budaga Jangam Sangham for the
services rendered by him to the down troden
community of Beda/Budaga Jangams

Sri Rachamaliu Venkateswarlu was born on 21-12-1932,
Wednesday, at his native village, Daivalaravur, Korisapadu
Mandal, Addanki Taluk of Prakasam District. His Parents are
Late Raghavaiah Devara and Somamma. He is the fourth son to
his parents, His wife is Smt. Annapurnamma Nagandla. He has
got one son and two daughters viz. Chi Ragava Prasad, Smt.
Dhanalakshmi N. and Smt. Sreedevi G. He has got 3 grand sons
and 2 grand daughters viz. Chi. Appaji N. 12 yrs., Chi.
Manikantah G. 5-yrs., Chi. Amareswar R. 3 yrs., Kum. Aparna
N. 10 yrs. and Kum. Lakshmi Prasanna R. 6 yrs. After
completion of his studies at R.V.N.Board High School,
Ravinuthula, and V.R.S. College Chirala, he joined the postal
department at Nalgonda of Mahaboobnagar Division on 15-10-
1957 and transfered to Ongole on 03-12-1966. He worked as
Sub-Postmaster and Head Post Master and took voluntary
retirement on 31-12-1990 in order to devote full time to the work
of A.P.Beda/Budaga Jangam Sangam. He toured all the districts
in A.P., formed the Beda/Budaga Jangam Sangams and got
registered them. Both the revenue and social welfare
departments of A.P.Government created number of hurdles and
obstructions for the issue of Beda/Budaga Jangam Community
Certificates. He used to approach all the revenue and social
welfare departmental officials to convince them for the issue of
the community certificates. He also approached the Tribunals of
State and Center, High Court of A.P. and the Supreme Court of
India, whenever and whereever the officials are adament
and acting against the interests of Beda/Budaga Jangam
Caste people and got several favourable judgements.
Several students got admission into Educational Institutions like
Medical, Engineering, Veterinary Agriculture etc. and got jobs