Veteran CPI(M) leader Y Radhakrishna Murty passes away
October 20, 2013 - Hyderabad
Veteran CPI (M) leader and former Rajya Sabha member Y Radhakrishna Murty (85) died due to cardiac aliment at a private hospital in Hyderabad on Saturday night. He was admitted to the hospital on October 10 following complaint of chest pain. He was a member of the CPI(M) State secretariat and the State committee and was an active participant in various agitations launched by the party. CPI(M) Secretary BV Ragavulu expressed shock and grief over the death of the leader and said that he served the people and the party in various capacities. Known as a people's doctor, Radhakrishna Murty was known for raising issues of the common man in the parliament. He recalled the contribution he made to the party and people.