Sarojini Pulla Reddy passes away !

Veteran Congress leader and former Andhra Pradesh minister Sarojini Pulla Reddy passed away here on Sunday following prolonged illness. She was 85.

A former member of the Congress Working Committee (CWC), she was suffering from cancer. She breathed her last at her residence here, family sources said.

In 2001, Sarojini was nominated a member of CWC. Soft spoken, Sarojini had a good rapport with both Indira Gandhi and Sonia Gandhi.

Andhra Pradesh Governor ESL Narasimhan, chief minister N Kiran Kumar Reddy, and senior Congress and opposition leaders condoled her death.