Telangana Sports and Tourism & Culture Minister V Srinivas Goud's father, V Narayana Goud, passed away today at the Yashoda Hospital in Somajiguda, in Hyderabad. He had reportedly been receiving treatment at the hospital as he had been suffering from various age-related ailments for quite some time now.
The body was shifted to Mahabub Nagar's Srinivasa Colony where the funereal ceremony was held.
The 73-year-old, who had served as the headmaster of a school in his younger days, is survived by his wife Shanthamma, two sons, and a daughter.
On hearing of the demise, Chief Minister K Chandrashekar Rao conveyed his condolences to the bereaved minister and his family.
Various other TRS leaders, ministers MPs and MLAs also expressed their condolences to the family - MLC Kavitha met the deceased's wife and offered her condolences to the latter. Ministers K T Rama Rao, T Harish Rao, Mohammad Mahmood Ali, and Errabelli Dayakar Rao, former BJP MP Jithender Reddy, government whip Balka Suman, and MLA Rasamayi Balakishan also commiserated the loss with the family.
Many other leaders, including MP Pothuganti Ramulu and minister Jagadish Reddy, also took to social media to express their grief at the passing of the minister's father.