Former Hyderabad Mayor and previous MLA, N.Laxminarayan Mudiraj (86) died here while under going treatment at a corporate hospitalon Wednesday morning. He was the City Mayor for the year 1969-1970 and later was chosen as MLA from Maharajgunj supporters in the year 1972.
Mr.Laxminarayana was recovering from a bypass surgery and was raced to healing facility after his health disintegrated yesterday night, as per relatives. As Mayor, amid the 1969-70 Telangana Movement, he resisted police prohibitory requests and established framework stone of the Telangana Martyrs’ Memorial at Gun Park for which he was arrested and sent to jail.
The GHMC Commissioner and Special Officer, Somesh Kumar, went by his home at Chudi Bazar and reassured the bereaved family members.
The Telangana Pradesh Congress Committee President, N.Uttam Kumar Reddy and Working President, Bhatti Vikramarka Mallu communicated their sympathies on the death of previous Mayor who established the framework for the Martyrs’ Memorial which remains as a historic point of the city. In an alternate press release, the TPCC asked for the Chief Minister, K.Chandrasekhara Rao to name the circle before Gun Park as Laxminarayan Mudiraj Circle.