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'Former Andhra speaker Kodela Siva Prasad Rao commits suicide': BJP spokesperson

ANI
Published : Sep 16, 2019, 1:53 pm IST
Updated : Sep 16, 2019, 1:53 pm IST

Rao was at the centre of a row over alleged theft of assembly property.

BJP Chief Spokesperson, K. Krishna Saagar Rao in a statement said, 'I believe this forced death is a testimony to the ongoing bitter and contemptuous politics of Andhra Pradesh. It's quite unfortunate.' (Photo: ANI)
 BJP Chief Spokesperson, K. Krishna Saagar Rao in a statement said, 'I believe this forced death is a testimony to the ongoing bitter and contemptuous politics of Andhra Pradesh. It's quite unfortunate.' (Photo: ANI)

New Delhi: Former Andhra Pradesh Assembly Speaker Kodela Siva Prasad Rao, who was at the centre of a row over alleged theft of assembly property, is said to have committed suicide on Monday.

BJP Chief Spokesperson, K Krishna Saagar Rao in a statement said: "Shocked to know that former minister, former AP speaker Shri Kodela Siva Prasad has committed suicide. I extend heartfelt condolences on the unfortunate demise of this senior politician. May his soul rest in peace"

 

"I believe this forced death is a testimony to the ongoing bitter and contemptuous politics of Andhra Pradesh. It's quite unfortunate," he added.

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