Palvai Govardhan Reddy Is No More

Rajya Sabha Member from Telangana Palvai Govardhan Reddy died of heart stroke on Friday morning at Kuku where he went to participate in a meeting of Parliamentary Standing Committee.

Hyderabad: Palvai Govardhan Reddy died of heart attack at Kulu on Friday morning. He went to Kulu from Delhi this morning to participate in the meeting of Parliamentary Standing Committee. Soon after landing, he complained of chest pain and was rushed to a hospital where he breathed his last. He is 81. His wife is with him.

Palvai has been a senior Congress politician from Nalgonda district. He was elected to Andhra Pradesh Assembly for five times since 1967 and to the Legislative Council once. Presently he is a Member of Rajya Sabha. He was elected to the Upper House in 2012. He was in the cabinets of Bhavanam Venkatram and Kotla Vijaya Bhaskara Reddy. He was a staunch supporter of Telangana statehood movement.

Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrashekhar Rao has expressed profound grief at the sudden demise of the Congress leader. Palvai’s body is being flown to Hyderabad.

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