The sitting TRS MLA from Nagarjuna Sagar Constituency in Nalgonda district Nomula Narasimhaiah breathed his last this morning said to be due to heart attack at Apollo hospital in Hyderabad.
The hospital clarified in a statement that he was brought dead to the hospital around 5.30 am early this morning by the family members after he complained of chest pain. “He died of cardiac arrest”, said the hospital.
A staunch Communist leader, Narasimhaiah was elected to Legislative Council in 2019 defeating the veteran Congress leader Jana Reddy with a margin of 7771 votes. He was earlier elected twice on the CPM ticket during united Andhra Pradesh. However, he was defeated in 2014 in the hands of Jana Reddy.
Born on January 9, 1956, in Palem Village Nakrekal Mandal Nalgonda district, Telangana State in Yadav community, Narasimhaiah was attracted towards communist literature like Telangana Armed Struggle and was inspired by legendary personalities during his childhood. He also loved and was involved in agriculture since his childhood. He has done Master of Arts (MA) and Bachelor of Laws (LLB) at Osmania University.
The Chief Minister Chandrasekhra Rao has expressed shock over the sudden demise of MLA Nomula Narasimhaiah. The CM said Narasimhaiah would remain as the leader who worked for the people throughout his life. He said the death of Narasimhaiah would be a loss to the TRS party and the people in his constituency. The CM conveyed his condolences to members of the bereaved family.
Several party leaders including Ministers KTR, Yerrebelli Dayakar, Satyavathi Rathod, Legislative Council Chairman Gutta Sukhender Reddy and Congress leader Jana Reddy paid their tributes to the late Narasimhaiah in Hyderabad.
His body was taken to his camp office at Halia to enable people to pay their respects. His body was later shifted to his native village Nakrekal for final rites tomorrow.