News Desk, Tech for FTCP, New Delhi
Updated Wed, 16 Sep 2020 10:05 PM IST
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The PM tweeted and wrote, 'I am hurt by the demise of Lok Sabha MP Balli Durga Prasad Rao. He was an experienced leader who contributed significantly to the development of Andhra Pradesh. My condolences to his family and fans.
Saddened by the demise of Lok Sabha MP, Balli Durga Prasad Rao Garu. He was an experienced leader, who made effective contributions towards the progress of Andhra Pradesh. My thoughts are with his family and well-wishers in this sad hour. Om Shanti.
– Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) September 16, 2020
Bally, 64, entered politics at the age of 26 and became an MLA at the age of 28. He was an MLA four times and also served in the state cabinet. In 2019, he contested from YSR's ticket leg Tirupati and became an MP.
Apart from PM Modi, many other leaders including President Ram Nath Kovind also mourned Rao's death and remembered his contribution to politics.
Anguished by the demise of Shri Balli Durga Prasad Rao, Member of Parliament from Tirupati. He worked tirelessly for the welfare of the people of Andhra Pradesh. Condolences to his family, friends and well-wishers.
– President of India (@rashtrapatibhvn) September 16, 2020
Explain that at present, the total number of corona patients in the country has crossed 50 lakhs, whereas more than 82 thousand people have lost their lives due to this epidemic.