Social News XYZ     

Andhra ex-Minister P Manikyala Rao succumbs to Covid-19

Andhra ex-Minister P Manikyala Rao succumbs to Covid-19

Amaravati, Aug 1 (SocialNews.XYZ) Former Andhra Pradesh Minister and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Pydikondala Manikyala Rao, 59, died of Covid-19 on Saturday. Rao served as Endowments Minister in 2014-18 in the Chandrababu Naidu-led government.

On July 4, Rao had announced on social media that he had tested Covid-19 positive. A week ago, he was shifted to a private hospital in Vijayawada. For the past few days, he was on ventilator support.

 

Condoling the death, Andhra BJP president Somu Veerraju recalled his services to the state. "He joined the party in 1989 and climbed up the ranks. He earned the plaudits from all sections as legislator, minister and party member," Veerraju told IANS.

Rao was elected from the Tadepalligudem seat in the 2014, when the BJP contested the Assembly polls in alliance with the Telugu Desam Party and the Jana Sena Party.

Rao had last tweeted on July 25, when he asked well-wishers not to worry about his health and that he would overcome the Covid. Same day he had tweeted his wishes for speedy recovery to Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chauhan.

Source: IANS

Facebook Comments
Andhra ex-Minister P Manikyala Rao succumbs to Covid-19

About Gopi

Gopi Adusumilli is a Programmer. He is the editor of SocialNews.XYZ and President of AGK Fire Inc.

He enjoys designing websites, developing mobile applications and publishing news articles on current events from various authenticated news sources.

When it comes to writing he likes to write about current world politics and Indian Movies. His future plans include developing SocialNews.XYZ into a News website that has no bias or judgment towards any.

He can be reached at gopi@socialnews.xyz

Advertisements
PHP Code Snippets Powered By : XYZScripts.com
%d bloggers like this: