TDP MLA Kidari Sarveswara Rao was killed by the Maoists on Sunday at Araku valley in Visakhapatnam District. Former MLA Siveri Soma was also killed in the Naxalite attack. The incident took place near Lippittiputta in the Dumbriguda mandal. Both of them died on the spot, According to reports, they were attending an event in their constituency, when the incident took place. It is alleged that Sarveswara Rao, who was a defected leader from YSRCP to TDP was indulged in the illegal activities pertaining to Girijans properties and also indulged in illegal Quarry works.