Chityala Ailamma

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Chityala Ailamma
Chakali illama.jpg
Chakali Illama Statue
Personal details
Krishnapuram village,Rayapaarthi Warangal Telangana
Died10/09/1985 (aged 90)
Palakurthi, Warangal, Telangana
Children4 sons 1 daughter

Chityala Ailamma,(Telugu: చాకలి ఐలమ్మ,Tamil: சாக்கிலி இல்லமா) or Chakali Ailamma (1895–1985) was an Indian revolutionary leader during the Telangana Rebellion.[1][2] Her act of defiance against Zamindar Ramachandra Reddy, known as Visnoor Deshmukh, to cultivate her land became an inspiration for many during the rebellion against the feudal lords of the Telangana region.

Early life[edit]

Chityala Ailamma was born at Krishnapuram village in Rayaparthi mandal Warangal district, Telangana State, India.[3] She belongs to Rajaka caste.


Chityala Ailamma was an activist and joined the Andhra Mahasabha as well as the Communist Party. She worked actively against the Nizam government and her house was the center for activities conducted against the feudal land lords who collaborated with the Nizam.

Personal life[edit]

Chityala Ailamma was married to Chityala Narsaiah and had four sons and one daughter.[4]


  1. ^ The Hindu : Andhra Pradesh / Hyderabad News : Demand for installing Chakali Ilamma's statue
  2. ^ "Chakali Ilamma Biography In Telugu". TelanganaState.
  3. ^ "Chakali Ilamma statue in Hyderabad soon, says K Chandrasekhar Rao".
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