Former AP Speaker Kodela Siva Prasad on Monday allegedly ended his life by attempting suicide by hanging at his residence.
According to reports, he was rushed to the Basavatarakam Cancer Hospital in Banjara Hills. He breathed his last while undergoing treatment at the hospital.s
Kodela was survived by his Wife Sasikala, Daughter Vijaya Lakshmi, Sons Siva Rama Krishna and Satyanarayana.
He served MLA for six times and also held posts like Home Minister, Panchayat Raj Minister and Irrigation Minister during TDP Rule. In the last five years, He was the Speaker of Andhra Pradesh.
Exact reasons behind Kodela’s extreme step are yet to be known.