- Fariduddin blinded by illness
- Final breathing while receiving hospital treatment
- CM KCR mourns ..
Chief Minister KCR recalled his services as a minority leader and representative of the people. Fariduddin expressed profound sympathy to the family members. Ministers Harish Rao, Koppula Ishwar and Jagadish Reddy were among those who expressed their condolences.
Born in the village of Hotibi in Zaheerabad district, Fariduddin rose from the Congress to politics. In the 1999 joint Andhra Pradesh Assembly elections, he contested from the Congress from the Zaheerabad Assembly constituency and won as an MLA. He won his second term as an MLA in 2004 and served as a minister in the cabinet of the late CM YS Rajasekhara Reddy. He joined the TRS after the partition of the state. He was later elected as an MLA in 2016 on behalf of TRS. His tenure as MLC in October 2016 ended in June this year.