Hyderabad: Senior Congress Leader and former Union Minister Jaipal Reddy passed away in Hyderabad in the wee hours of Sunday.Also Read - Punjab Assembly Election 2022: SAD Fields Bikram Singh Majithia From Amritsar East Against Navjot Singh Sidhu

Reddy, 77, had been unwell for the last few days and had been undergoing treatment at a hospital here. Also Read - 'Cowards Can't Fight This Battle Of Ideology, Truth': Congress After RPN Singh's Exit

On Saturday night he fell ill again and was shifted to AIG hospital where he was declared dead. Also Read - Uttarakhand Assembly Polls 2022: Congress Releases List Of 11 Candidates, Harish Rawat To Contest From Ramnagar

Reddy was Minister of Science and Technology during United Progressive Alliance government in the 15th Lok Sabha.