TDP MLA from Tirupati M. Venkataramana passed away this morning at a private hospital in Chennai. Venkataramana, who was suffering from heart-related problems, had a bypass surgery on Sunday but it seems to have failed. Their family members say that he was well for some time after the surgery. But after that, the infection has increased and today the hospital doctors claimed that it is out of their hands. He is survived by wife and two daughters.