Hyderabad, Jan 31 (PTI) Freedom fighter and former minister in undivided Andhra Pradesh K V Keshavulu died here due to old age related ailments. Also Read - Fire in Parcel Van of Malabar Express in Kerala, No Injury Reported

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Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao and Congress leaders, including leader of the opposition in the assembly M Bhatti Vikaramarka, Thursday condoled the death of Keshavulu. Also Read - Ind vs Aus 4th Test: Tim Paine Trolled After Shocking DRS Review Challenge Against Mayank Agarwal on Day 3 at Gabba, Brisbane | SEE POSTS

A release from the Chief Minister’s office said Rao directed Chief Secretary S K Joshi to arrange for funeral of Keshavulu with official honours.

Keshavulu, who died on Wednesday, had actively participated in the first phase of separate Telangana agitation in the late 1960s, sources said.

Vikramarka and other party leaders visited the late leader’s residence here Thursday and paid their last respects, Congress sources said.

This is published unedited from the PTI feed.