Senior YSR Congress Celebration member of Andhra Pradesh legislative meeting Challa Ramakrishna Reddy died of Covid-19 at a non-public hospital in Hyderabad on Friday, his members of the family mentioned. He was 72
He’s survived by his spouse, two sons and two daughters.
Reddy had been admitted to the hospital on December 13 and had been on ventilator for the final three weeks. He examined optimistic for Covid-19 throughout the winter session of the state legislative council held within the first week of December.
“Over the previous week, his situation deteriorated additional and he breathed his final this morning,” his members of the family mentioned, including that the final rites could be carried out at his native place Uppalapadu village of Owk block in Kurnool district.
Andhra Pradesh chief minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy expressed his deep grief and sorrow over the demise of Ramakrishna Reddy. Recalling his lively function in Kurnool politics, the chief minister conveyed his heartfelt condolences to the bereaved members of the family.
Reddy started his political profession in Congress social gathering. He received the meeting elections for the primary time in 1983 from Panyam constituency in Kurnool. Although he misplaced the meeting elections in 1989 and Lok Sabha elections in 1991, he bounced again with two back-to-back wins in 1999 and 2004 from Koilkuntla constituency.
In 2009, he contested from Banaganapalle constituency and misplaced to Praja Rajyam Celebration candidate. In 2014, he joined the TDP however misplaced the election once more. He was later appointed because the State Civil Provides Company Chairman. Earlier than the 2019 meeting elections, he joined the YSRCP.
Reddy, who has been elected as an MLC solely not too long ago, is the second YSRCP chief to succumb to Covid-19. In September, parliamentarian from Tirupati Balli Durga Prasad Rao additionally died of Covid-19 at a non-public hospital in Chennai.