Bangalore: Veteran Congress leader and former
Karnataka minister K H Ranganath died here today in a private
hospital after a breif illness, family sources said.
Ranganath (86) is survived by two sons and four daughters.
Ranganath was sufferring from kidney disorder and had been
undergoing treatment in a private hospital since last month.
Ranganath, a six term MLA from Hiriyura assembly
constituency in Chitradurga district, was also a Lok Sabha
member from Chitradurga during 1984-89.
He had served in the ministries of late D Devaraj Urs,
Bangarappa and S M Krishna.
Ranganath was also the speaker of the state assembly.
The mortal remains of Ranganath is being taken to his home
town Hiriyur for cremation which will be held tomorrow,