In a gruesome incident, Maoists have killed Araku MLA Kidari Sarveswara Rao. As per the early reports the MLA was shot at point black and he lost his life on the spot.
This shocking incident has created a panic in the Manyam region and the police have called for a high alert in the Telugu states. Going by the media reports, about 50 Maoists have took part in this brutality and former MLA Shiveri Soma was also killed with Sarveswara Rao.
The Araku MLA Kidari contested on behalf of YSR Congress Party in the 2014 elections and later he moved to the ruling Telugu Desam Party. He is serving as chief whip of the government currently.
Kidari earlier got warning from Maoists sources and is always in their hit list.
Getting to know about this incident, Andhra Pradesh chief minister Nara Chandrababu Naidu has condemned the act and assured all the possible support to Kidari family and extended his deep condolences.
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