Former MLA and BJP in-charge of Aluru in Kurnool, Neeraja Reddy, died in a car accident on Sunday. She was traveling from Hyderabad to Kurnool when her car overturned due to a tire burst at Beechupally in Telangana. She was taken to Sri Chakra Hospital but could not be saved.
Neeraja Reddy was a well-known political figure in the state. She had won as an MLA in 2009 under the Indian National Congress (INC) but resigned from the party in 2011 and distanced herself from politics. In 2019, she joined the YSRCP but later left the party to join BJP.