Karimnagar, National, Politics, Telangana

Senior Congress leader D Srinivas passes away

K M Dayashankar

CM Revanth Reddy condoles, instructs CS to take measures for the conduct of funeral with state honours

HYDERABAD, JUNE 29, 2024: Senior Congress leader, former Minister and former Rajya Sabha member Dharmapuri Srinivas (76) passed away at his residence in Hyderabad on Saturday morning.

Sources said that Mr D Srinivas (popularly called as DS) was suffering from illness for the past few days and died of heart attack at around 3 am. He is survived by his wife and two sons including Nizamabad BJP MP D Arvind Kumar and former Nizamabad Mayor D Sanjay. It is learned that in the evening, his body will be moved to his residence in Pragathinagar, Nizamabad. The funeral will be held on Sunday.

Srinivas completed his degree from Nizam college and later entered politics by joining the Congress party in 1989 and elected to Assembly from Nizamabad urban constituency. Later, he won as MLA in 1999 and 2004. He worked as APCC president in integrated Andhra Pradesh state. He served as Minister in 2004 and 2009. He shifted his loyalty to BRS after the formation of Telangana state and was elected as Rajya sabha member. He quit BRS recently and joined the Congress party.

CM Revanth Reddy condoles

Chief Minister A. Revanth Reddy condoled the passing away of former minister and former PCC President Dharmapuri Srinivas. The Chief Minister recalled Srinivas (fondly called as DS) played an important role as PCC President and rendered exceptional service to the Congress party for a long time. The CM remembered D Srinivas, who ascended to greater heights from a Congress worker, is a role model for many political leaders. The senior most Congress leader also made his own mark during the Telangana movement and his long political stint in the Congress. The CM prayed to God for the departed soul rest in peace. The CM conveyed his deepest sympathies to the bereaved family members.


error: Content is protected !!