Former Minister and TDP leader Devineni Nehru’s name was well-known in united AP politics. His rivalry with Vangaveeti Ranga made him more famous. Nehru had joined the TDP soon after former Chief Minister N T Rama Rao invited him. He stood beside NTR in the time of trouble. He served as a Minister in the TDP government. Nehru had joined the Congress in YSR regime and later shifted to the TDP after AP bifurcation. Devineni Nehru had died of cardiac arrest in Hyderabad on Monday.