Mekapati Goutham Reddy was brought into the world on 2 November 1971 in Brahmanapalli town in Nellore district, Andhra Pradesh to Mekapati Rajamohan Reddy and Mani Manjari. He had two siblings, Prithvi Kumar Reddy and Vikram Reddy. His father, Rajamohan Reddy, was a previous Member of Parliament of Nellore Lok Sabha constituency. Chandrasekhar Reddy, his uncle, is a government official and is the current MLA addressing Udayagiri Assembly constituency.

Cause of Death


The information and technology and industries minister of Andhra Pradesh government, Mekapati Goutham Reddy, died on Monday due to heart attack.

As per reports, the 50-year-old minister was in Dubai to acquire venture for the state and went to Hyderabad on Sunday. He was brought to Apollo clinics, Jubilee Hills in a crisis after fainting at his home.

Communicating his profound shock and sorrow, CM YS Jagan Mohan Reddy said he had known him since his initial days as a youthful promising pioneer. He was unable to speak while discussing the youthful partner’s demise.

The CM passed his sincere sympathies on to the minister’s relatives.


In an articulation, the emergency clinic said, “The minister arrived into our ER at 7:45am and was unresponsive, not breathing and in cardiac arrest on arrival. He received immediate CPR and advanced cardiac life support in our emergency department. The emergency medicine team and specialists, including cardiologists and critical care doctors, have attended to him.”

“CPR was done for more than 90 minutes. Despite our best efforts he could not be revived. He was declared to have died at 9:16am today morning. We are supporting his family to the best extent possible in this difficult time.”

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