TDP leader Palle Raghunatha Reddy collapses, rushed to hospital

Anantapur: A day before the state is set to go to polls, Telugu Desam Party (TDP) leader Palle Raghunatha Reddy was rushed to the hospital after he collapsed here.

Reddy, who is TDP’s candidate from Puttaparthi assembly constituency, had visited a burial ground here to pay tributes to his late wife, where he collapsed on Wednesday.

The TDP leader’s kin and followers immediately took him to a nearby hospital. His condition is said to be stable and is under observation.

Further details are awaited.

Elections to the 175-member Andhra Pradesh Assembly are scheduled to be held on April 11 simultaneously with the Lok Sabha polls. The counting of votes will take place on May 23.