Telangana Agriculture Minister Pocharam Srinivas Reddy after darshan of Lord Venkateshwara at Tirumala on Wednesday suddenly collapsed and became unconscious.
The TTD authorities immediately rushed him to the nearby Aswini Hospital where a team of doctors examined him after admitting him in the ICU. According to the doctors, the minister developed low BP and also due to exhaustion, he had collapsed. After his condition became stable following required medical attention, he was discharged.
Later the minister left for Hyderabad accompanied by a team of doctors and TTD officials.
It might be mentioned here that Srinivas Reddy, along with other Telangana ministers, was in Tirumala in connection with Chief Minister K. Chandrasekhar Rao’s visit to offer gold ornaments to the deity of the seven hills. Along with KCR and others, he too had darshan of Lord Balaji. He then went to Mani Manjari Guest House where the CM was staying. As soon as he reached the guest house, he complained of chest pain and collapsed.
He was immediately rushed and admitted in the hospital at Tirumala. Minister for Endowments Indrakaran Reddy also rushed to the hospital to oversee the medical attention to his cabinet colleague. After his condition became stable, Srinivas Reddy was discharged and later he left for Hyderabad. (NSS)