Hyderabad: Former Minister in erstwhile Andhra Pradesh, Madati Narasimha Reddy, passed away at a private hospital on Wednesday night here. He was 85.
Narasimha Reddy hailed from Mosallapalli villge of Mogulapalli mandal in now Jayshankar Bhupalpalli district. Narasimha Reddy was considered to be very close to former Prime Minister PV Narasimha Rao.
In a message, Chief Minister K Chandrashekhar Rao expressed sadness at Narasimha Reddy’s passing and recalled his services as a Zilla Parishad Chairman, an MLA and as a Minister. The Chief Minister conveyed his deep condolences to the members of Narasimha Reddy’s family and prayed to the almighty that the departed leader’s soul rest in peace.
The Chief Minister also instructed Chief Secretary SK Joshi to make arrangements for according a State funeral for the former minister.