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Veteran Congress leader KH Ranganath passes away

Veteran Congress leader and former Karnataka minister K H Ranganath died here today in a private hospital after a breif illness, family sources said.



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,
sources said.

PTI

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