Telangana MLA Lasya Nanditha Dies in Road Accident, Political Leaders Offer Condolences


Telangana was struck by a wave of grief today with the sudden demise of Secunderabad Cantonment MLA G Lasya Nanditha, who passed away in a road accident on the outskirts of Hyderabad. The 37-year-old legislator, who had just begun her first term in the Assembly, succumbed to injuries sustained after her car lost control and collided with a divider on the Outer Ring Road.

Leaders across the political spectrum expressed their shock and condolences:

  • Former Chief Minister K Chandrashekhar Rao: Visited the residence of Lasya’s father, the late MLA G Sayanna, to pay respects and offered support to the family. He praised Lasya’s accomplishments as a young leader and pledged the BRS party’s support during this difficult time.
  • Chief Minister A Revanth Reddy: Recalled his association with Lasya’s father and offered his deepest condolences to the family. He stated that Telangana has lost a promising legislator.
  • BRS Working President KT Rama Rao: Shared his shock and sorrow, recalling Lasya as a promising leader in the making. He offered prayers for strength to the family and shared his memories of their recent meeting, where Lasya had a narrow escape in a previous road accident.
  • Telangana BJP President and Union Minister G Kishan Reddy: Expressed sadness at the loss of Lasya, who had a bright future ahead. He recalled her active participation in politics and extended condolences to the family.
  • Telugu Desam Party (TDP) National President and former Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Chandrababu Naidu: Offered his condolences and stated that Lasya had a bright future cut short.

Others who expressed their condolences include:

  • BRS MLC K Kavitha
  • Former Ministers T Harish Rao, Talasani Srinivas Yadav, S Niranjan Reddy, A Indrakaran Reddy
  • Telangana Assembly Speaker Gaddam Prasad
  • Council Chairman Gutha Sukhender Reddy
  • Ministers D Sridhar Babu, Konda Surekha, Ponnam Prabhakar
  • BJP State president Bandi Sanjay Kumar
  • Congress leaders Manickam Tagore, S Jaipal Reddy

Lasya’s journey in politics:

The daughter of former MLA G Sayanna, Lasya carved her own path in politics. Elected as a corporator from Kavadiguda in 2016, she rose to become an MLA in the 2023 Telangana Assembly elections, representing the Secunderabad Cantonment constituency. Her untimely demise comes as a shock to the state’s political landscape, leaving a void that will be difficult to fill.

Tributes and final respects:

Lasya’s body was brought to her father’s residence in Karkhana, where senior BRS party leaders, well-wishers, and family members paid their final respects. The mortal remains are expected to be kept there till Friday afternoon before the last rites are performed.

This tragic accident has left a deep impact on Telangana, with leaders and citizens alike mourning the loss of a young and promising politician. Lasya Nanditha’s contributions to public service will be remembered, and her memory will continue to inspire others.


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