Jaipal Reddy is the one who caused a big stir in Mukesh Ambani’s Reliance Group when he was the Union Minister.Jaipal Reddy was born in 1942 in Nalakonda district of Telangana. He traveled for a lifetime with the help of crutches.

From 1969 to 1984 he was elected four times as MLA of Kalvaguruthi constituency. During the Emergency of Indira Gandhi, she left the Congress and bowed to the Janata Party. Jaipal Reddy defeated Indira Gandhi in the Medak constituency in 1980 and lost.

He was also the General Secretary of the Janata Dal (1985-88). He has been elected as Lok Sabha MP 5 times. He was also a Rajya Sabha MP twice. In 1999, he returned to Congress. The Congress party also gave importance to Jaipal Reddy.

Ambani’s Nightmare

He was Minister of Information and Broadcasting during the Gujral regime. He was also a minister during the Manmohan Singh regime. Petroleum Minister Jaipal Reddy said in 2012 Mukesh Ambani’s Reliance Group of Companies had been fined over Rs.

Democrat Jaipal Reddy

Thus his portfolio was transformed into a huge controversy. Jaipal Reddy, who was a democrat without succumbing to the Ambani Empire, passed away at the age of 77.