HYDERABAD: Senior journalist Mendu Srinivas, who was working as a bureau chief in a vernacular daily, died of cardiac arrest at his native place Parakal in Hanamkonda district on Sunday. He was 53. He was rushed to a hospital after he developed a chest pain while playing cricket. He breathed his last while being treated by the doctors, sources said.
Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao, Union Minister of Tourism G Kishan Reddy and others expressed shock over the sudden demise of Srinivas. He is survived by his swife and two sons.