Brother and colleague in politics, minister Devineni Umamaheshwar Rao expressed deep grief at the passing away of Devineni Nehru. Till his last breadth he was fighting for the welfare of the people, he said. Recalling his association with Nehru alias Rajasekhar, Devineni Uma said that he had worked closely with him in the last three decades. Nehru started his political career as a student leader. He had his own students' outfit, through which he regularly resolved students' issues, he said. The loss of Devineni Nehru can never be filled, he added.