Hari Krishna Breaks Down at Devineni Body
NTR son and film actor N Hari krishna broke down after condoling the death of TDP leader Devineni Nehru who passed away due to ill health at a corporate hospital.
Harikrishna visited the hospital and paid tributes to the departed leader. He recalled his close association with Nehru who was one of the close associates of NTR during his hey days in Andhra Pradesh politics.
Devineni was born on 22 June, 1954 at Neppalli in Kankipadu mandal in Krishna district and later he shifted his residence to Vijayawada.
He was long standing leader for the ruling TDP, since its founding year 1983 onwards. He was elected five times to the State Assembly from Kankipadu constituency one time from Vijayawada East.
Nehru was elected in 1983, 85, 89 and 94, four consecutive terms from TDP and was a minister under the then Chief Minister NT Ramarao.After passing away of the NTR, Nehru joined the Congress. He contested in 1999 general elections for Kankipadu constituency from Congress party, but was defeated.
Again, in 2004, Nehru contested at Kankipadu on Congress ticket and won in that general elections. With this winning, he got elected four times as MLA from the Kankipadu constituency. That was a record.
As the Kankipadu constituency was removed in the delimitation, he contested from shift Vijayawada East constituency but lost to PRP’s Yalamanchili Ravi with a thin margin of 190 votes. In 2014 general elections too, he lost the elections and then joined the ruling TDP.
Devineni Nehru’s bBody has been shifted to Vijawayada to perform final rights on Tuesday.