Kodela Siva Prasad Committed Suicide
In a shocking incident, Andhra Pradesh Former Speaker and TDP Senior leader Kodela Siva Prasad committed suicide. Kodela hanged himself self at his Hyderabad. He was taken immediately to Basavatarakam cancer hospital in Banjara Hills. Doctors tried to save Kodela but their efforts went in vain at last Kodela breathed his last at age 72.
Kodela Siva Prasada Rao was born in Kandlagunta, Guntur district, Andhra Pradesh, India on 2 May 1947. Kodela is survived by wife Sasikala, daughter Vijaya Lakshmi, sons Sivaramakrishna, and Satyanarayana. The reasons behind Kodela’s suicide were unknown. Kodela lost to Ambati Rambabu from Sattenapally constituency in 2019 elections after that he was politically targetted by ruling the YSRCP government.
He faced severe criticism for keeping assembly furniture at his personal office later it was recovered. Recently Hero Honda dealership in Guntur district which belongs to Kodela was canceled by RTA authorities citing several reasons. This was shocking news for the TDP and its supporters. Kodela was a prominent and powerful leader in the Palnadu region.
Kodela Siva Prasad Rao served for five years as the Speaker of the first Andhra Pradesh Assembly from the year 2014. In his three-decade political career, he has served as a cabinet minister in N. T. Rama Rao and Nara Chandrababu Naidu governments, serving at various times as Home Minister, Health, Major Irrigation department, Panchayat Raj and Rural Development, and Civil Supplies.
May his soul rests in peace.