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TRS MLA Nomula Narsimhaiah passes away, CM condoles

Hyderabad: Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) MLA and leading advocate Nomula Narsimhaiah passed away due to heart attack while undergoing treatment at a Corporate hospital here on Tuesday.

He was 64.

Born in Palem Village of Nakrekal Mandal in Nalgonda district, Nomula, during his student life at Osmania University had actively led the Students Federation of India and later he was attracted towards communist Literature like Telangana Armed Struggle and inspired by legendary personalities.

Nomula who did Master of Arts (MA) and Bachelor of Laws (LLB) at Osmania University, has joined the Communist Party of India (Marxist).

He has been a leading advocate at Nalgonda and Nakrekal Judicial courts.

He was elected twice as Mandal Parishath President of Nakrekal and elected twice as MLA from Nakrekal constituency in Andhra Pradesh.

From 1999 to 2004, he has worked as floor Leader of CPI(M) in the AP legislative assembly.

Later, he differed with the CPI(M) party’s stand on Telangana and joined the Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) in 2014 and contested as party candidate from Nagarjuna Sagar (Assembly constituency) in the election held in that year and tasted defeat.

In the 2018 Assembly election, he defeated Senior Congress leader K. Jana Reddy by a margin of 7,771 votes.

In a message, Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrashekar Rao has expressed shock over the sudden demise of Nomula Narasimhaiah.

Mr Rao said Narasimhaiah would remain as the leader who worked for the people throughout his life.

He said the death of the TRS legislator would be a loss to the party and the people in his constituency.

The Chief Minister conveyed his condolences to members of the bereaved family.

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