Minister Paritala Sunitha became emotional, recollecting her husband, late Paritala Ravi, who was slayed by rivals. At the wedding ceremony of her son, Paritala Sriram, Sunitha was seen silently shedding tears. She was consoled by Sriram and some of her relatives, who were sitting beside her. Sunitha is minister for Women Empowerment in Andhra Pradesh (AP) cabinet. She represents Raptadu constituency of Ananthapur district. She entered the political field after the death of her husband. Paritala Ravi had been five times MLA in AP Assembly and cabinet minister, when he was killed.