Narasimha Rao`s son Ranga Rao is dead

Former prime minister P V Narasimha Rao`s eldest son P V Ranga Rao, a former minister in Andhra Pradesh, died here early Thursday.

Hyderabad: Former prime minister P V Narasimha Rao`s eldest son P V Ranga Rao, a former minister in Andhra Pradesh, died here early Thursday. A bachelor, he was 75 and is survived by two brothers and five sisters.

Family sources said he died of heart-related ailment at his Himayatnagar home. He was not well for the past few months. The last rites will be performed later on Thursday.

A Congress leader, he served as education minister in the cabinet of Kotla Vijaya Bhaskara Reddy (1992-94).

He was twice elected to the Andhra Pradesh Assembly from Hanamkonda in Warangal district of Telangana region. He also served as a member of the Legislative Council.

A student of Osmania University here, he became active in the Congress party during the time of Sanjay Gandhi in the mid-1970s.

Chief Minister N Kiran Kumar Reddy, Telugu Desam Party chief N Chandrababu Naidu and leaders of various political parties have condoled his death.

IANS

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