Hyderabad: Senior Congress Leader and former Union Minister Jaipal Reddy passed away in Hyderabad in the wee hours of Sunday. Also Read - Rahul Gandhi Incited Farmers, Tricolour Was Insulted At The Red Fort: BJP On Tractor Rally Violence

Reddy, 77, had been unwell for the last few days and had been undergoing treatment at a hospital here. Also Read - Tractor Rally Violence: Congress Calls Amit Shah 'Weakest Home Minister of India', Demands His Removal

On Saturday night he fell ill again and was shifted to AIG hospital where he was declared dead. Also Read - MP Police Detains Digvijaya Singh, Uses Water Canons to Disperse Congress Workers Protesting Against Farm Laws | Watch

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