Visakhapatnam, April 3:
Former MP and Telugu Desam leader Sabbam Hari died of corona at a private hospital in Visakhapatnam on Monday. He was 69 and survived by a son and two daughters.
Sabbam Hari, who had tested positive a few days ago, was admitted to the hospital where he succumbed to the virus.
Hari, when he was in the Congress, served as the Vizag Mayor from 1995 to 2000. He represented the Anakapalle Lok Sabha constituency during the period between 2009 and 2014.
A close aide of Y. S. Jagan Mohan Reddy once, Hari had parted ways with the YSRCP chief later as differences cropped up between the two.
Later, Hari had joined the TDP. He unsuccessfully contested from the Bhimili Assembly constituency
in the 2019 general elections as the TDP nominee.
Naidu condoles death of Sabbam Hari
Death of good leader an irreparable loss to TDP
Sabbam Hari spoke frankly on contemporary politics
TDP National President and former CM N Chandrababu Naidu on Monday expressed shock and grief over the death of former MP and party leader Sabbam Hari following the Coronavirus infection.
Mr. Naidu said that it was disturbing him a lot and he was not able to believe the fact that Sabbam Hari was no more. It was expected that the ex MP would recover from the deadly infection but that did not happen. Now, the tragic news had come as a big shock to one and all. In the death of the senior leader, the TDP would suffer an irreparable loss.
In a statement here, the TDP chief said that Sabbam Hari was always in the forefront to respond to the problems of the general public. As the Lok Sabha MP and Vizag Mayor, he rendered active services to the people. He spoke strongly to highlight the suffering of the people. The former MP had got a firm understanding and grip over contemporary politics at the state and national levels.
Mr. Chandrababu Naidu asserted that the TDP would always stand by the family members of Sabbam Hari in this hour of great loss. With his selfless services, he had stood like a model for all of us. Sabbam Hari always voiced his opinions on any issue concerning the people without hesitation in a straightforward manner. He was frank and outspoken.
Mr. Naidu expressed his condolences to the bereaved family members and prayed that the departed leader’s soul would rest in peace.
TDP National General Secretary and MLC Nara Lokesh expressed grief and termed the death of Sabbam Hari as ‘very painful and tragic’. The TDP lost a people’s leader who was always there to question any wrong that was being done to the State. It was hard to believe that the strong leader has succumbed to Covid-19. The MLC conveyed his condolences to the bereaved family members.
CM’s condolence message
Chief Minister Sri YS Jagan Mohan Reddy has expressed grief over the demise of Former MP Sri Sabbam Hari and conveyed his condolences to the bereaved family members.