On Friday, Former Huzurabad MLA Ketiri Sai Reddy (76) passed away. Let us share that Sai Reddy was suffering from health problems for the past some time, suffered a massive heart stroke at around 4 am at his Hyderabad residence. He is survived by wife Pushpamala, sons Rajapratapa Reddy and Srikanth Reddy and daughter Chaitanya Reddy. Local MLA and Health Minister Eatala Rajender called on the bereaved family and paid tributes to the departed leader.
Talking about the MLA political career let us share that He was a native of Jupaka of Huzurabad mandal, Sai Reddy started his political career as sarpanch of Jupaka. He was elected unanimously in 1972. He also served as Huzurabad Panchayat Samithi President in 1974 and 1981. In 1982, he was elected as Zilla Parishad Chairman of erstwhile Karimnagar district. In 1989, he was elected as MLA from Huzurabad constituency as an independent candidate. In 1994, he contested from Kamalapur constituency and was defeated by Muddasani Damodar Reddy. He lost again to E Peddireddy from Huzurabad in 1999.
However, in 2009 Sai Reddy stay away from active politics, joined TRS in the presence of the Chief Minister K Chandrashekhar Rao in a meeting held in Shalapalli in 2018. Sai Reddy, who joined Telangana Praja Samithi formed in 1967 by former Chief Minister Marri Chenna Reddy, played a vital role in 1969 separate Telangana agitation. He underwent six month imprisonment in Warangal central jail.