Nandyal MP candidate SPY Reddy passes away at 69 owing to multi-organ failure
Nandyal sitting MP and Jana Sena's Nandyal MP candidate SPY Reddy who had been ailing for a long time has breathed his last at 68. The senior politician was admitted to the Care hospital on April 3 suffering for a lung infection and passed away on Tuesday night owing to multi-organ failure. Reportedly, he took ill during the election campaign and was undergoing treatment since then.
SPY Reddy had won on YSRCP ticket in 2014 polls against the wave of Telugu Desam Party and BJP. He recently joined the Pawan Kalyan’s Jana Sena Party and contested from Nandyal to Lok Sabha. Mandra Shivanad Reddy has contested against Reddy from TDP in the Nandyal parliamentary constituency. He had served as MP for three conservative terms from 2004 to 2019. He was elected to the LS on Congress ticket in 2004 and 2009 and on YSRCP ticket in 2014.
Born on June 4, 1950, at Kadapa in Andhra Pradesh, he pursued BE (Mechanical) from NIT Warangal and served as a scientific officer at Mumbai-based Bhaba Atomic Research Centre from 1974 to 1977. He had quit the job and had set up a plastic containers manufacturing plant in 1979. Thereafter, he diversified his company's operations into PVC pipes manufacturing in 1984 under the name of Nandi Pipes and there was no looking back for him. Later, he developed an interest in politics. He joined the BJP in 1991 and later joined the Congress party and won the Nandyal municipal chairman election with a thumping majority in 2000.
Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu, Jana Sena party president Pawan Kalyan, YSR Congress party president YSR Congress party president YS Jaganmohan Reddy and several other leaders condoled the death of the disciplined industrialist and politician.