Balli Durga Prasad Rao was a Minister in Chandrababu Naidu’s cabinet in concentrated Andhra Pradesh. (File)

Tirupati, Andhra Pradesh:

Tirupati Lok Sabha MP Balli Durga Prasad Rao, who was going through treatment for COVID-19, passed away at a medical facility in Chennai on Wednesday, member of the family stated.

The 65-year old judgment YSR Congress MP was confessed to the health center in Chennai, 3 weeks earlier after he checked favorable for the coronavirus, they stated.

Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy, his Deputy K Narayana Swamy, Industries Minister Mekapati Goutham Reddy and a number of MLAs from Chittoor District revealed shock and condoled the death of Mr Prasad.

He was a Minister in the Chandrababu Naidu Cabinet in the concentrated Andhra Pradesh.