India: Andhra Minister Mekapati Goutham Reddy dies of heart attack in Hyderabad

He was survived by his wife Sri Keerthi, daughter Ananya Reddy and son Arjun Reddy.



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Published: Mon 21 Feb 2022, 8:58 AM

Last updated: Mon 21 Feb 2022, 9:00 AM

Andhra Pradesh IT and Industries Minister Mekapati Goutham Reddy passed away on Monday morning after suffering a heart attack.

Doctors at Apollo Hospital in Hyderabad informed in an official statement today, “State Minister Goutham Reddy suffered a heart attack this morning. He was immediately shifted to Apollo hospital. The doctors there declared him brought dead.”

He was a member of the Andhra Pradesh Assembly representing the Atmakur assembly constituency of Nellore district.

Reddy was born on 31 December 1976 at Brahmanapalli village, Marripadu mandal in Nellore district to Mekapati Rajamohan Reddy and Manimanjari. He did his MSc in textiles at the University of Manchester in the UK.

He was survived by his wife Sri Keerthi, daughter Ananya Reddy and son Arjun Reddy. He was also the Managing Director of KMC industries.

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He was first elected as MLA from Atmakur in 2014 and then in 2019. He became a minister in the Andhra Pradesh cabinet led by Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy after YSRCP came to power in 2019. (ANI)


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