On the early morning of 21 February 2022, Andhra Pradesh Industries and Information Technology Minister, Mekapati Goutham Reddy (50), has passed away after suffering from a cardiac arrest. He had collapsed at his home in Jubilee Hills, Hyderabad, post which he was rushed to Apollo Hospitals at 7:45 am. At 9:16 am, he had taken his last breath in the emergency room. This has left his family members and close connections in a state of deep shock.
The hospital management has stated that he was unresponsive and in cardiac arrest upon arrival. Despite receiving CPR and cardiac life support for over 90 minutes, he did not survive the attack. The State Government of Andhra Pradesh has declared two-day mourning as a mark of respect for the deceased minister.
The prominent film, political, and business personalities have taken it to their social media handles to express their sorrow over the untimely death of AP IT Minister Goutham Reddy.
Ex-Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh, N Chandrababu Naidu, sent his thoughts to the minister’s family through his Twitter handle. Earlier today, he has visited the deceased AP IT Minister’s residence and paid homage.
Telangana Minister for Municipal Administration & Urban Development, Industries & Commerce, and Information Technology, K Taraka Rama Rao, founder of YSR Telangana Party, YS Sharmila, and YS Vijayamma were also seen paying their tributes at the minister’s residence.
U.S. Consul General in Hyderabad, Joel Reifman, has reminisced about his time with the AP Minister at the 2019 US-India Defense Ties Conference.
Chief Minister of Andhra Prades had reached Hyderabad to pay his respect.
Here are some of the tweets by prominent people reacting to the death of AP IT Minister Goutham Reddy.
The makers of the upcoming film, Bheemla Nayak, have called off the movie’s pre-release event, which was scheduled to take place today as a mark of respect for the deceased minister.