"She is ‘Manu Smriti Irani' because she has Manu in her heart," Reddy said slamming the Minister over the death of Vemula, a Dalit scholar of Hyderabad University.
Reddy was speaking at a meeting organised in Hyderabad by Telangana Congress as part of 125th birth anniversary celebrations of B R Ambedkar.
It was Congress party and its leaders who made Ambedkar the Chairman of the Drafting Committee of the Constitution, the former Union Minister pointed out.
Ambedkar has a special place among the luminaries born in the country for path-breaking contributions he made in drafting the Constitution and working for social change,Reddy said.
Hitting out at RSS, the Congress leader maintained it was Jawaharlal Nehru and Ambedkar who supported the Hindu Code Bill which was allegedly opposed by the Sangh fountainhead, Bharatiya Jana Sangh (BJP's earlier avatar) and the latter's leader Syama Prasad Mukherjee, he said.
Reddy also criticised Prime Minister Narendra Modi for allegedly distorting facts about the Hindu Code Bill recently.
(With inputs from agencies)