However, the word dominant could be tested and you do see Reddys and Kammas are dominant in Andhra and that makes sense. Several members of the community are very wealthy landowners and businessmen, but most are small farmers. — Preceding unsigned comment added by 18.104.22.168 (talk) 11:41, 1 November 2010 (UTC). If anyone know more about it let me know.--Vyzasatya 12:38, 5 October 2005 (UTC), Kapu & Reddy The discussion about the linkage between Kapu and Reddy is irrelevant simply because Kapu is a pure Telugu word for farmer or one who protects and tills the land (The equivalent words 'ryot' and 'Karshaka' are Persian and Sanskrit, respectively). In south coastal areas the saivite Reddys intermarried with Brahmins. in the past so many other castes doing the cultivation. Thank you. The comments may be irrelevant or outdated; if so, please feel free to remove this section. and if you see in north india thakurs and sardars are having title as "Singh", even scs and sts are also having same title in north india, shall we treat both are same? Younger members are losing interest in living in rural areas and striking out to work in towns …even to the USA and Canada.There are various sects/clans among the reddys. Thank you. The Vijayanagara rulers hailed from local peasant communities and tried to perpetuate or protect the individual religious/tribal/caste identities. WHY DON'T WE ACCEPT THEM ALSO RASTRAKUTAS???. After the Rashtrakuta empire faded away we find interesting inscriptions of the succeeding Kalyani Chalukyas in Andhra Pradesh, where Reddys are mentioned (900 ad). See the welcome page to learn more about Wikipedia. Edgar Thurston's work is very debatable as a source in WP because it is so old and perhaps also biased. Also what about facts that are clear? (In short they are upper caste). If shudras are strong enough to rule that area he would be kshatriya. However, it needs editing. Unless there are reliable sources documenting the presence in other countries, they should not be added in. In my opinion, in history, whenever, Kapu name mentioned, it points to current day Reddy people. Reddys are also prominent in Nellore and Chittoor district also. Changes that are made with no explanation and source will be reverted. They were the noble castes of Kerala and were primarily involved in warfare. I am sure someone from Reddy Community has taken you for a royal spin and I believe that suits well for a c0ward like yourself. - Karsten Reddy .—Preceding unsigned comment added by Ureddy (talk • contribs) 5:18, 9 May 2010 (UTC) —Preceding unsigned comment added by 22.214.171.124 (talk). the Krishna-Guntur , Nellore and Chittoor Reddys and upland area. --AltruismT a l k - Contribs. VENKATREDDY RANGAREDDY, BUSIREDDY SUBBAREDDY) BUT WE CALL THEM SCHEDULE TRIBE PEOPLE. If somebody wants to make claims about RaaThis, please do so in the article on them.Reddyuday (talk) 08:39, 27 January 2008 (UTC), Removed the musunuri part as there is no reference of reddy anywhere may be its just mentioned with out any motive... How ridiculous can people get? (221 -198BC). YOGI VEMANA It looks like this: The text written here will appear on the Recent changes page, in the page revision history, on the diff page, and in the watchlists of users who are watching that article. THEN HOW COME reddy's are sudras where as kamma's and velama's are classified as "warriors,peasants and landlords". I would like to understand the basis of your categorization - if there is one!! Several large dams and lakes were constructed by the reddis of the time, and they still serve their purpose.. After the kakatiya kingdom disintegrated many Reddis migrated to coastal Andhra—Addanki and Kondaveedu, and later Rajahmundry on the Godavari and founded their own independent kingdoms which flourished between 1325-1448 AD. Apart from that, Reddy is considered a seperate social group of Andhra Pradesh, as much as Kapu and Kamma is. Thathi Reddy Thupakula Tatipelli Tekulapelli Tella Tetala Tirupalli Thammaneni Thummala Thandra Thella Thanigundala Thimmasani Thippireddy Thiyyagura Toutreddy Tummuri Tumkunta Ummenthala ... Motati surname not included Palolla gothram. The coins are found in the levels between the megalithic and satavahana levels in excavations. Msreddy004 (talk) 15:10, 15 October 2010 (UTC), I've removed these terms from "Classification", as they don't seem to be justified by the article, except for possibly "landlords". We would be thankful if you can give us the following information 1 Surname/ Family Name (Here don't say Reddy, it is a caste name, Ex: Bezawada, Nallari etc): 2 Gothram: 3 Village of Origin (pl trace from your elders where you originate, certainly may not be … "Kali Yugamuna nunna KAPU KULANIKI Vemana tana keerthi vikrainche", "KAPUKULAJU lentha karmatthulainanu Paaparasi kontha parisipovu Vivara meruganatti Verri Jeevulu gana", "Vuppu chinthapandu Vuurilo nundaga Karuvadela vacche KAPULARA Thaalakam berugaro thagarambu nerugaro". The coins are found in the levels between the megalithic and satavahana levels in excavations. Revanth Reddy About Reddy's and Velama's Community in Telangana ... రెడ్డి కుల చరిత్ర Reddy caste full history - Duration: 13:40. The section "Notorious Reddys" was deleted by someone. Toward the end of the dynasty Virashaivism came to Andhra Pradesh from Karnataka. Join Jeevansathi.com today, the leading India matrimonials website in India. How can others who are Motati or Deshmukh Reddy's possibly belong to the Kapu caste? This is incorrect. There are foolish explanations of why the name Komdi or Komati was their surname (apart from folklore not much substantial information is not available, speculating there is an attempt to discover some “jain goddess”.). It appears that no proper research had been done about him,his birth place and his caste before he was branded as a poet belonging to Reddy caste when Vemana himself wrote that he belonged to Kapu caste.If it is true that he was born in Kondaveedu in Guntur district as per one school of thought Vemana should belong to Kapu caste only,but not to Reddy caste.Kondaveedu is about 25 kilometers from Guntur where no Kapu person would be called Reddy as far as I know. They have left coins in northern Andhra Pradesh, also in Kurnool district, and near Pune etc. GVK is the richest Reddy but this has no mention in the article. A merchant community called komati also is derived from this ancient name, while they have very little to do with reddys While the area and extent may not have been large, these Reddy Raja states are historically significant because Telugu literature got a strong impetus. --Vyzasatya 13:09, 5 October 2005 (UTC), Iam a Kapu Reddy too, iam from chittoor dist, basically the reddies from the forming community called kapus to my knowledge....Even my caste specifies as KAPU in my school TC etc...AumprakashReddy 04:47, 22 February 2006 (UTC), Rashtrakuta's Rajputs?I know Rathores of Rajastan claim both Rashtrakuta ancestry and Rajput ancestry. reddy category should be classified INTO 'Kshatriyas' NOT 'Shudras', Shakthi038 (talk) 16:57, 31 May 2010 (UTC), Raghunathan2010 (talk) 20:33, 10 June 2010 (UTC), Not done: please be more specific about what needs to be changed. Any major changes may be first discussed on Talk page. The Satavahanas intermarried with the maharathis. 5.) Also some one need to clarify on which sub casts can offically be allowed to marry other sub casts and which treat themself as real different cast! I heard of palle reddy, Reddy Gandla and konda reddy. This time around please come up with a reliable source backed up by academic citation stating that "Reddy's were not kings or are not Kshatriyas" as opposed to your willy-nilly personal preferences without any verifiable publication/citations by or from reputable source(s). like that here also. Ikshwaku dynasti supported Budhism. Gradually the descendants would be absorbed into the larger Reddy grouping. Jainism was prominent during 11th century but was wiped out by Shaivism during this period. The Reddys around these areas have a tradition they are descendents of ancient Chalukya. The varna system was only theoretical framework for outsiders to understand the myriads of communities in the Indian society, but South Indians never actively used it to describe themselves. If you feel the link should be added to the article, then please discuss it on the article's talk page rather than re-adding it. Dr. Pratap Reddy Motati is one of the best Dermatologists in Isukathota, Visakhapatnam.