KCR's Sister Leelamma Passes Away
The Telangana CM cut short his Delhi trip and returned home upon hearing the news, and wept profusely. He attended the funeral along with Harish Rao, K T Rama Rao, K Kavitha and others.
Hyderabad | 6th August 2018
Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrashekar Rao's sister Leelamma died in a private hospital on Monday.
Leelamma, who had been undergoing treatment at Yashoda Hospital for some time, breathed her last at the same hospital, and her body was shifted to her residence.
Upon hearing the news, the Chief Minister abruptly concluded his Delhi trip and returned home by flight at 1 pm. KCR's wife Shobha, minister T Harish Rao and other family members too visited the hospital and paid tributes. IT Minister K T Rama Rao, who was at Rajanna-Siricilla district, also cancelled his program and returned home.
KCR wept when he saw his sister, and could not stop his tears for a long time. He attended the funeral at a public cemetery along with Harish Rao, K T Rama Rao, K Kavitha and others.
Deputy Chief Minister Mahmood Ali, Home Minister Nayani Narasimha Reddy, Finance Minister Etela Rajender and others were also present.
Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Chandrababu Naidu condoled the death of Leelamma. He expressed his sympathies to the bereaved family members of Leelamma and KCR, and said that he prayed God to let Leelamma's soul rest in peace.
Leelamma, who belongs to Padira village of Yellareddypet mandal in Sircilla district, leaves behind husband Shankar Rao and two sons Kantha Rao and Madhusudhan Rao.
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