Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu expressed deep anguish and described him an able leader of the party

TDP leader Parvatha Sri Satyanarayana Murthy passes away after cardiac arrest
news Monday, March 14, 2016 - 07:57

Former TDP MLA and the party's East Godavari district unit president, Parvatha Sri Satyanarayana Murthy died of heart attack in Kakinada on Sunday. He was 59.

Murthy, popularly known as Chittibabu, was a former MLA from Prathipadu constituency in East Godavari. He is survived by wife, a son and a daughter.

He suffered a cardiac arrest on Sunday morning and was rushed to Apollo Hospital, family members said.

Deputy Chief Minister N Chinarajappa later in the day visited the hospital. Chittibabu was elected as MLA in 2000 but was defeated in the 2004 polls.

He belonged to Sankhavaram village in the district but had been living in the Vidyanagar area for the last seven years.

The body was taken to his native village for the last rites to be performed.

Kakinada MLA Kondababu, state irrigation minister Devineni Uma Maheswara Rao and other leaders also paid last respect to the departed soul.

Meanwhile, Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu expressed deep anguish over the death of Murthy and described him an able leader of the party.

On his arrival from New Delhi, Naidu travelled to Sankhavaram village where he met the bereaved family members of Murthy to personally convey his heartfelt condolence this evening.

He was accompanied by Cabinet colleagues Chinarajappa, Yanamala Ramakrishnudu, K Narayana and Kakinada TDP MP Thota Narasimham.

Later, talking to reporters, Naidu said in Murthy's demise, the TDP has lost an able leader whose contribution to the party was noteworthy.

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