Hyderabad: Former union minister BJP MP Bandaru Dattatreya’s only son Vaishnav died of a massive heart attack in the early hours of Wednesday.
Vaishnav, 21, who was doing MBBS third year, collapsed while having dinner with his family at their Ramnagar residence in Hyderabad on Tuesday night.
He was rushed to a nearby private hospital in Musheerabad, where he was declared dead at around 12.30 am.
Family sources said Vaishnav had gained weight a few months back, and was dieting. He used to have food outside frequently earlier, but had stopped it. Mr Dattatreya is also a heart patient.
According to family sources, Vaishnav complained of slight pain in the chest while he was having dinner along with his parents at about 10 pm on Tuesday. Mr Dattatreya advised him to have curd rice, which he did.
Soon after, Vaishnav experienced severe sweating. Mr Dattatreya rushed him to a nearby corporate hospital in Musheerabad.