Hyderabad: The Senior politician and former minister Elkote Ellareddy passed away. He was 82 yr old and survived by 4 sons, two of whom are active politicians. He, hailed from a poor agriculture family, rose in the ranks and became an active politician and MLA from Makthal in Mahabbnagar in 1994.
And now TDP’s split, he backed Naidu and became a minister in 1977. He was the minister for marketing .He was re-elected to the assembly in 1999 and also in 2009. However, during the last assembly elections, she shifter to TRS and lost to the congress in Makthal constituency. And CM expressed deep condolences at the death of Ella Reddy. Former MLA shiva Prasad also expressed shock at the death of the leader.