Ongole: RK's death has been confirmed by Abhay, spokesperson of the Central Committee of the CPI (Maoist) party. After that RK's family accepted it. Alakurapadu village, where Veerasam leader G Kalyan Rao, along with his wife Sirisha and their relatives are staying. The Maoist leader's family members, Veerasam leaders and supporters had announced that they would not believe the news of RK's death until the CPI (Maoist) party officially confirmed it.
He referred to incidents in the past when similar false news spread and how the Maoist leader declared that he was healthy and hearty. Talking to the press at her home, Sirisha declared that people like RK are rare, even among the common people. She said that her husband's ideologies have inspired many people and will continue to inspire. She claimed that Ramakrishna is proud of his son, Prithvi aka Munna, who was killed in an encounter with a Greyhound in Ramguda, AOB in October 2016, to be an inspiration.
He said that the Maoists were able to bring about a change in the attitude of the society and the people due to their tireless fighting over the decades. He said that the government does not allow access to medicines, food and better treatment facilities for the Maoists in the jungle, causing them to suffer and eventually die, and this is called adharma yudh. He warned that the death of one Maoist would inspire a hundred people to follow his path.