In a shocking development, former AP speaker and TDP leader Kodela Siva Prasad has passed away. According to reports, the TDP leader committed suicide and was declared dead at Basavatarakam Hospital at Jubilee Hills.
According to his family members, Kodela Siva Prasad was depressed over the alleged harassment by the YSRCP. It is learnt that 15 cases were filed against him and his family members. Though the TDP leader got bail from all the cases, he felt humiliated over the cases filed against him which has maligned his reputation.
Kodela Siva Prasad was born on May 2, 1947. He did MBBS in Guntur Medical College and completed his MS in Kurnool Medical College. Later, he joined TDP and won MLA six times. He also served as a minister during the reign of NTR and Chandrababu. He also served as AP Speaker from 2014 to 19. He is survived by wife Sasikala, daughter Vijayalakshmi and two sons Siva Ramakrishna and Satyanarayana.