Sources say, Sundar was in love with a girl who belonged to a Marwadi community in Rajahmundry. However, Both the families opposed the marriage proposal when they brought the matter to their notice due to caste issues. With the help of his friends, Sundar eloped with the girl and got married in Visakha. The marriage has become highly controversial as neither the bride’s parents nor the bridegroom’s elders were present at the ceremony.
Harsha Kumar who represents the Amalapuran constituency is one of the most influential leaders in East Godavari. The news of his son’s secret marriage has been creating ripples in the political circles.