Prof. G. Krishna Reddy of the Political Science Department of Osmania University passed away on Saturday due to heart attack, aged 52. He was known to have been suffering from acute liver problem too in the past.
Alumni of JNU, Prof. Reddy did his MA and M.Phil. in political Science from the Centre for Political Studies, School of Social Sciences in Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) before joining Osmania University, Hyderabad. He did his doctorate in political science from Osmania University. He was also associated with the University of Hyderabad briefly.
Krishna Reddy also served as the Honorary Director of Indian Council for Social Science Research-Southern Region. He has contributed several research articles on Indian political system and some of them were published in Economic and Political Weekly, especially on social movements, media politics and Telangana movement. He was one of the supporters for a separate Telangana state.