Farmer dies of heart attack after news about Telangana

Written by PTI | Kadapa (AP) | Updated: Jul 31 2013, 06:31am hrs
A farmer from Kadapa district today died of heart attack apparently after watching news about the bifurcation of Andhra Pradesh on television.

Mahaboob Basha (48), a resident of Rayalapantula Gari Palli near Alankanupalli died of a heart attack soon after watching news of the state's bifurcation, his family members said.

The family said that Mahaboob Basha, after completing work in his farm near the Kurnool-Kadapa canal, came home and began watching news on television.

Soon after watching news about Andhra Pradesh's bifurcation, he collapsed and was taken to hospital, who declared him dead.