MLA Bhuma Nagi Reddy dies after Cardiac Arrest

He was 53 years old.

We have already reported how Bhuma Nagi Reddy passed away today in Nandyal with the problem of cardiac arrest all the way.

"Shocked to hear of heart attack to TDP member Bhuma Nagi Reddy garu". He is is now admitted in the hospital in Nandyal.

The Sunday morning was a bad way for all the Bhuma family people and Nandyal constituency. In the past, he also underwent a bypass surgery for his heart ailment, party sources said.

This is the third time that Bhuma suffered the heart attack. He won the assembly by-election after the death of his brother Sekhara Reddy in 1992. He rose to prominence at an early age and grabbed national attention when he took on then prime minister P V Narasimha Rao in the Lok Sabha elections in 1996.

Bhuma and his wife quit the PRP when it merged with the Congress, and joined the YSRCP, as they shared a long relationship with former Andhra CM YS Rajasekhara Reddy. Bhuma was with TDP for long, but switched to Praja Rajyam in 2009.

His wife, Shoba Reddy, died in an accident in 2014. Last year, he returned to TDP.

  • Leroy Wright