Dharmadhikari Shri Patel. D. R. Krishna Reddy

Shri Patel. D. R. Krishna Reddy

Shree Surya Narayana Swamy Temple Dharmadhikari Shri Patel D.R. Krishna Reddy was born at Domlur, Bangalore on 22-3-1913. His early school education was in R.B.N.M High School, post which he joined the City Wesslain Mission high school.

As destiny would have it, in1929 young Krishna Reddy quit his formal education at the age of 16 & joined the business of his father and uncle, albeit for a short time. Paying heed to his fathers wishes, Krishna Reddy tied nuptials with Gurramma on the auspious day of 11-3-1935. Three years later he joined as a forest checking inspector at the sharavati project.

It was a time when India was yearning of independence. Young Krishna Reddy jumped into the Independence bandwagon 1940. He was in the forefront of the freedom struggle by organizing Sathyagraha and burning imported clothes. Participation in the Cantonment march in 1947 got him imprisoned for one and a half month. Recognising his immense contribution and sacrifice for the struggle for Independence, Shri Krishna Reddy was felicitated at the event of celebration of Quit India Movement in 1975.

Patel Shri Krishna Reddy is also well known for his pious pursuits. In 1976 he laid the foundation stone for the construction of the Shree Muneshwar swamy temple next to Vidhana Soudha. In 1981, along with the then Chief Minister Shri R. Gundu Rao, he laid the foundation for the construction of Shree Lakshminarayana swamy temple. In 1989 Krishna Reddy laid the foundation stone for Shree Rama Temple at Tarakarama Nagar near HAL.

On the auspicious day 6.02.1995 Patel Krishna Reddy inaugurated the magnificent temple of Shree Surya Narayan Swamy Temple at Domlur Bangalore. The construction of the Rajagopuram and Kalayan Mantapam of the temple was initiated in 1997 and completed in ......