Former TRS MLA Gattu Bheemudu is dead

Hyderabad: Former TRS MLA from Gadwal in Telangana Gattu Bheemudu died at a government hospital here yesterday following brief illness, the ruling party sources said.

Bheemudu (64) was elected MLA in 1999 from Gadwal near Mahabubngar. Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao and TRS working president K T Rama Rao expressed grief on the demise of Bheemudu.

Rao would attend the funeral of Bheemudu at the latter’s native village near Gadwal Thursday, the sources added.