Breaking: AP ex-minister dies due to Covid-19

Saturday, August 1st, 2020, 05:00:40 PM IST

Going by the latest reports, Manikyala Rao who served as a minister in Chandrababu’s cabinet has died due to Covid-19 a short while back.

Manikyala Rao is one of the senior most leaders in Bharatiya Janata party and won from Tadepalligudem in 2014 election. He was later roped into the cabinet in BJP quota.

Aged 60, Manikyala Rao tested positive for coronavirus a month back and has been receiving medical care at a private hospital in Vijayawada.

Manikyala Rao’s health has been deteriorating with every passing day and he passed away a short while back.

The senior politician is one of the respected leaders in Andhra Pradesh politics. He garnered respect from all the political parties in the state with her matured behaviour.

Manikyala Rao served as a minister from 2014 to 2018.