Hyderabad: NTR’s daughter Uma Maheshwari passes away 1 August 2022: Kandhamaneni Uma Maheshwari, daughter of former Andhra Pradesh chief minister NT Rama Rao, passed away in Hyderabad on Monday.
Former Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister NT Rama Rao’s daughter Kandhamaneni Uma Maheshwari passed away in Hyderabad on Monday. The youngest of 12 children of the founder of the Telugu Desam Party (TDP), he reportedly died of complications at his home in Hyderabad.
However, Uma Maheshwari was reportedly found hanging at her home in Hyderabad on Monday. Nothing has been confirmed about the suicide yet. The death of Uma Maheshwari has left the Nandamuri family in mourning. She is the youngest of four sisters.
The police have sent the body to the local government hospital for post-mortem. A case has also been registered under Section 174 CrPC (Police to investigate and report on suicide). Further investigation is underway, ANI reported.
Former Union Minister and BJP President Daggupathi Purandeswari and Telugu Desam Party President and former Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu’s wife Nara Bhuvaneshwari is one of his well-known sisters.
Hearing the news, Chandrababu Naidu, his son Nara Lokesh and other family members rushed to Maheshwari’s residence.
Uma Maheshwari’s brother is popular Tollywood actor and Telugu Desam Party legislator N. Balakrishna and other family members living abroad have also been informed.
NT popularly known as NTR. Rama Rao is one of the most popular Telugu leaders. An actor-turned-politician, he formed the Telugu Desam Party in 1982 on the slogan of Telugu self-respect and brought the party to power within nine months. He ended the one-party rule of the Congress in the then undivided Andhra Pradesh and achieved various feats.
He died in 1996 at the age of 72, a few months after he was ousted from power following a rebellion led by his son-in-law Chandrababu Naidu.
NTR has a total of 12 children, eight sons and four daughters. Uma Maheshwari is the youngest of four daughters. Many family members also attended Uma Maheshwari’s daughter’s wedding recently.
Three of NTR’s sons, including actor and former minister Harikrishna, have already passed away.