Jaipal Reddy’s last rites held with full state honours

Vastavam web: Senior Congress leader and former Union Minister S. Jaipal Reddy was cremated here on Monday with full state honours. Relatives, friends and leaders of Congress and other parties bid adieu to Jaipal Reddy, who died on Sunday following a brief illness. He was 77. The funeral was performed near PV Ghat on Necklace Road abutting Hussain Sagar lake in the heart of the city.

Top Congress leaders including Ghulam Nabi Azad, Mallikarjun Kharge, former Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah, former Karnataka Assembly speaker Ramesh Kumar, and Telangana Congress chief Uttam Kumar Reddy, Telangana minister T. Srinivas Yadav and leaders of the ruling Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) were among those who attended the funeral.