According to reports, Naidu passed away at around 2:50 AM in a Hyderabad hospital.
He had held the cabinet post in the Ministry for Education, Forest and Higher Education and has a record of being elected for six terms to the State Assembly.
After some differences with the Telugu Desam party, he moved out and contested with ticket from the Congress party and won the election in 2004.
Reports further said that Gali Muddu Krishnama Naidu's last rites will be performed at his native village in Chittoor district. (ANI)