On Monday, by hanging at his residence in Hyderabad, Kodela Siva Prasad who happens to be Former Andhra Pradesh speaker attempted suicide. He was rushed to the Basavatarakam Cancer Hospital in Banjara Hills after his attempt was foiled by his family members. By the time he was brought to the hospital, the condition of the Senior Politician remained critical. He was declared dead after the efforts put in by the doctors went in vain to save his life.
Kodela Siva Prasad went to his room upstairs, after having breakfast on Monday. As he didn't come down, family members went to check what he was doing. This was when he was spotted attempting suicide by hanging himself. His Wife Sasikala, Daughter Vijaya Lakshmi, Sons Siva Rama Krishna, and Satyanarayana interrupted his efforts and rushed him to hospital.
During TDP Rule in the 80s and 90s, he served as Home Minister, Panchayat Raj Minister and Irrigation Minister along with being a six-time MLA. With the defeat of TDP in Assembly Polls, the downfall of Kodela began. Against him and his Son Siva Ramakrishna, several allegations were levels by ruling YSRCP. Assembly Furniture Issue and K-Tax were some among those allegations, which ruined his reputation along with his family's. However, many other reasons behind his death are not yet uncovered.