Tributes to Narasimha Rao on death anniversary

Tributes were paid on Tuesday to former prime minister PV Narasimha Rao on his 10th death anniversary.

IANS| Updated: Dec 23, 2014, 14:27 PM IST

Hyderabad: Tributes were paid on Tuesday to former prime minister PV Narasimha Rao on his 10th death anniversary.

Telagana Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao paid floral tributes at PV Ghat on Necklace Road, abutting the Hussain Sagar lake here.

Telangana ministers and family members of the late prime minister were present. An all-faith prayer meeting was held on the occasion.

This is the first time an official programme was organised on his death anniversary.

The Telangana Rashtra Samithi government had celebrated Narasimha Rao's birth anniversary June 28.

Hailing from Karimnagar district of Telangana, Narasimha Rao served as the prime minister in 1991-96.

He was the only Telugu and the first south Indian to occupy the top post.