Constable to civil servant! Telangana man cracks UPSC after facing humiliation in front of 60 cops

In 2018, he faced a humiliating incident when a Circle Inspector (CI) subjected him to public insult in front of approximately 60 fellow policemen. Deeply wounded by this incident, Uday decided to resign from his position and resolved to ascend to a higher rank one day.

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Satyam Singh
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Former police constable Uday Krishna Reddy has emerged victorious by securing a notable position in the UPSC Civil Services Examination 2023. For Uday, this achievement is not just a career milestone but also a triumphant response to past humiliation. 

The journey of redemption

Uday Krishna Reddy's journey to success was marked by a significant setback during his tenure as a constable in the Andhra Pradesh Police from 2013 to 2018. In 2018, he faced a humiliating incident when a Circle Inspector (CI) subjected him to public insult in front of approximately 60 fellow policemen. Deeply wounded by this incident, Uday decided to resign from his position and resolved to ascend to a higher rank one day.

A challenging background

Hailing from the Ullapalem village of Singarayakonda mandal in Prakasam district of Andhra Pradesh, Uday Krishna Reddy's life was marked by early tragedy as he lost his parents at a tender age. Raised by his grandmother, he secured the position of constable in 2012. However, after seven years of service, the incident of insult led him to relinquish his post and embark on a journey towards civil services. 

The journey to success

Undeterred by the adversity he faced, Uday immediately commenced his preparation for the civil services examinations. After three attempts, he finally succeeded in his fourth endeavor. With a commendable rank of 780th in the UPSC Civil Services Results 2023, Uday is poised to join the Indian Revenue Service (IRS). However, his sights are set even higher as he aspires to secure a position in the prestigious Indian Administrative Service (IAS) cadre.

Unwavering determination

Despite his remarkable achievement, Uday Krishna Reddy remains steadfast in his preparation, fueled by his determination to reach greater heights. His unwavering commitment to his goal reflects not only his personal resolve but also serves as an inspiration to others facing similar challenges.