Kandukuri Veeresalingam

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Kandukuri Veeresalingam
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Kandukuri Viresalingam
Born (1848-04-16)April 16, 1848
Died May 27, 1919(1919-05-27) (aged 71)

Rao Bahadur Kandukuri Veeresalingam also spelled as Kandukuri Veereshalingam (16 April 1848 – 27 May 1919), also known as Kandukuri Veereshalingam Pantulu (Telugu: వీరేశలింగం పంతులు), was a social reformer of Andhra Pradesh.[citation needed] He encouraged education for women, and started a school in Dowleswaram in 1874.[citation needed]