Palvai Govardhan Reddy’s demise-A legendary congress leader of six decades association
Senior congress leader and Rajyasabha member Palvai Govardhan Reddy passed away . He attended chemicals and fertilizers standing committee meeting at Manali. Heart attack showed its symptoms there itself in him. Finally he last breathed in the hospital. He was 80.
He was associated with congress from 60 years. He was a part and parcel of Congress since the reign of Nehru. He was the leader who had stood as a icon of five generations associate from Nehru to Rahul Gandhi . He was elected to assembly in 1967 for the first time. Later he won as MLA in the elections of 1972,1978,1983 and 1999. He was further elected to Rajyasabha in 2012.
He created a spur of sensation in 1967 by getting elected as MLA from Munugodu, Nalgonda district by breaking the iron fort of Communist Party. CM passed orders to Delhi Resident Commissioner Aravind Kumar to get the dead body of honorable minister through special flight under the shade of government.