Staff Reporter

VISAKHAPATNAM: Tippala Dayal Reddy, senior Congress leader of Gajuwaka and father of Pendurthy MLA Gurumurthy Reddy, died on Monday. He was 72 and is survived by wife, four sons and two daughters. He was ill for some time. Dayal Reddy, a close follower of the late Dronamraju Satyanarayana, was the sarpanch of Peda Gantyada from 1969 till the Gajuwaka Municipality was formed in 1990. He was also a former member of the Central Salt Board.

The CPI(M) district committee condoled the death and expressed sympathies to the bereaved family members.