Mother of PCC secretary Kolanukonda Sivaji, Sambrajyam, 74, died of a heart attack in KIMS hospital in the early hours of Thursday. She was admitted to the hospital a couple of days ago when she developed breathlessness.

She is survived by four sons, a daughter and several grand children. Mr Sivaji is her youngest son.

Her moral remains would be cremated on Friday morning, Mr Sivaji said.