The CPI city secretary K. Subba Raju expressed his deep condolences to the bereaved family members of archer Cherukuri Lenin, who died in a road accident at Jupudi near here on Sunday.

The CPI organised a condolence meeting at its office.

The CPI activists and leaders observed two minutes silence as homage to the departed sportsman, he said.

The AIYF city general secretary Navaneetam Sambasiva Rao and others expressed condolences to the family members of Lenin.

They recalled that Lenin brought laurels to the country and the city by winning two medals in commonwealth games.

Municipal Commissioner G. Ravi Babu visited Lenin's house in Gunadala to pay his last respects. He stated that Lenin was instrumental in imparting training to many budding archers at Olga Archery Academy in the city.