Dronamraju Srinivas dies of Corona at 59
Two times MLA, Chairman of Visakhapatnam metro region development authority(VMRDA) Dronamraju Srinivas dies of Corona few hours back in Vizag. He has been under treatment for the past few months after he is infected with Covid. He is 59 years old. He is given all life supporting methods including advanced medical treatment but the doctors could not save him. Though Dronamraju was cured of Covid-19 a few days ago, he had still been suffering from post-Corona complications and his condition deteriorated in the last couple of days. He breathed his last at a private hospital in Visakhapatnam
Dronamraju Srinivas is the son of Dronamraju Satyanarayana, a senior Congress leader, who has close association with Nedurumalli, Marri Chennareddi, Kotla Vijayabhaskaha Reddy, YS Rajasekhar Reddy too. He was the first chairman of VMRDA, which was created after abolition of Visakhapatnam Urban Development Authority (VUDA). Like his father, he, too, was associated with the Congress party for quite some time, but joined the YSRC before the last assembly elections.
Dronamraju Srinivas worked as MLA on behalf of Congress between 2004-14 for two times during YS Rajasekhar Reddy regime. But he was defeated from VIzag south Constituency in 2014 and joined YSRCP in 2018 and contested from Vizag south constituency but he was defeated by Vasupalli Ganesh Kumar of TDP. But the chief minister YS Jaganmohan Reddy has honored Srinivas by appointing him VMRDA chairman. Srinivas survives with a son and wife.