A few days back, Upasana Konidela's paternal grandfather K. Umapathy Rao has passed away. His final rites got held this morning at his ancestral residence at Domakonda. All his family members, including Upasana's husband Ram Charan
and father-in-law Chiranjeevi
, have attended the funeral. Unfortunately, there was a honey bee attack at the venue. However, we hear that everyone came out safe and unharmed.
The official statement from Chiru's team stated, "The honey bee incident in Domakonda is a very very minor issue. Both Mega Star @KChiruTweets and Megapower Star @AlwaysRamCharan are safe and unharmed." They will return home soon.
Umapathy Rao Kamineni was a retired IAS officer. He was also the first chairman of Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanam Board. He was 93 and passed away due to age-related problems. On the day of his demise, Upasana shared an emotional post on Umapathy Rao. She wrote, "K. Umapathy Rao of The Erstwhile Samasthan of Domakonda - IAS 15th June 1928 to 27th May 2020. Witnessed the struggle of Razakar movement, India’s fight for freedom & many more historic events. An Urdu Poet know for his Shayari & the first Executive Officer of Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanam was a strong believer in the religion of kindness & generosity. Our grandfather was a man of great principles, selflessness, generosity & sense of humor. His rich long life, achievements & many acts of kindness will be celebrated & remembered by all. Our humble request is for all of you to show your love with a smile rather than tears. Give us the strength to make his journey peaceful."