Senior Congress leader S Jaipal Reddy took his last breath today i.e. on 28th July 2019 at 1:28 am. He died at the age of 77. Recently, Mr. Reddy was diagnosed with pneumonia and was under medical treatment at Asian Institute of Gastroenterology in Gachibowli, Hyderabad. He was the information and broadcasting minister in the former government led by PM IK Gujral. He had held offices like urban development and culture during UPA-1 and 2 Government.
Later the senior congress leader became the Minister of petroleum & natural gas however he was shifted to science & technology and earth science Minister.