Jana Sena contestant and the senior politician from Nandyal SPY Reddy has passed away on the late night on Tuesday. He was 69. He was born on 4th June 1950 and served as Lok Sabha member. SPY Reddy elected from the constituency in 2004, 2009 and 2014. He is survived by wife S Parvathi and two daughters.
Nandyal MP SPY Reddy was suffering from chronic heart and lung diseases for some days and he died after undergoing treatment in Hyderabad. He was taking the treatment at Care Hospital in Banjara Hills of Hyderabad. Nandyal MP SPY Reddy has contested this time on Jana Sena ticket. It is said that at the time of election campaign only, SPY Reddy was having a health problem and he was shifted to Hyderabad by his family members for the treatment. Before contesting from the Jana Sena, SPY Reddy was with TDP (Telugu Desam Party) even though he was elected from YSRCP.
When TDP denied MP ticket to SPY Reddy, he joined Pawan Kalyan’ Jana Sena and contested from Nandyal MP constituency.
SPY Reddy started his political career with BJP. He contested to Nandyal Loksabha constituency in 1991 elections on behalf of Bharitya Janatha Party but he was defeated by huge margin. In 1999 Assembly elections he contested to both Nandyal and Giddalur assembly constituencies as an independent candidate. But this time SPY Reddy was defeated by NMD Farooq in Nandyal. In 2004 he contested as an MP candidate from Nandyal and won with 1 lakh majority. In 2009, once again SPY Reddy won from the same constituency. In 2014, he won for the third time as MP from Nandyal by defeating NMD Farooq with 1.08 lakh majority.
SPY Reddy, who was elected to Lok Sabha from Nandyal on YSR Congress Party ticket, joined TDP in 2014. And Later he joined Jana Sena Party.