AP Assembly Speaker’s mother passes away

Andhra Pradesh Assembly Speaker Nadendla Manohar’s mother N lalita passed away at Escort Hospital in New Delhi following brief illness today. Lalita was spouse of former Chief Minister Nadendla Bhaskar Rao. The body will be brought to the state capital tonight and cremation will be held at Punjagutta crematorium tomorrow, family sources said. Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Kiran Kumar Reddy and TDP President N Chandrababu Naidu expressed their grief over the demise of Ms Lalita. They conveyed their heart-felt sympathies to Mr Manohar and his family members.