Former Minister and Senior Telugu Desam Party (TDP) leader Devineni Rajasekhar alias Nehru breathed his last early this morning around 5 am. According to the latest report, he was suffering from heart related problem and was being treated in CARE Hospitals, Hyderabad, he passed away on 17th April 2017, Monday. He has a son and a daughter. His son Avinash is in politics. He was by his side when this incident happened.
Devineni Rajasekhar is the original name of Nehru. He left a mark of his own on Vijayawada politics. He got elected as MLA (4 Times from Kankipadu Once from Vijayawada East) for 5 terms. He began his political career after the formation of TDP and served as Minister in NTR’s cabinet as well. In 2004, He was elected as MLA on Congress Ticket. He, however, faced defeat in 2009 and 2014 Elections. Finally, He came back to the parent party Telugu Desam last year.
He was one of the senior most politicians and got elected to Kankipadu constituency five times and one time to Vijayawada East Constituency. Devineni Nehru started his political entry when NTR started Telugu Desam Party and worked as minister also at the same time. Later he joined Congress Party and recently after coming out from Congress, he joined TDP in the presence of AP CM Chandrababu Naidu. His death news shocked TDP Leaders.
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