YS Rajasekhar Reddy’s brother YS Vivekananda Reddy passed away at his residence in Pulivendula in Kadapa district in early hours of Friday. He suffered a fatal heart attack. He is uncle to YCP President Jaganmohan Reddy.
Vivekananda Reddy used to carry out all the political activities in Kadapa district on behalf of YSR during his actively career. He also won twice from the Kadapa Lok Sabha constituency and equal number of times from Pulivendula assembly segment. Vivekananda Reddy has served as a minister in the Congress regime.
Vivekananda Reddy has got a difficult time ever since Jaganmohan Reddy entered politics. He had to sacrifice the Kadapa Lok Sabha seat for Jagan. At one time, there was talk he would quit active politics.