Hyderabad, Aug 1 (INN): PV Ranga Rao, former minister and eldest son of late Prime Minister PV Narasimha Rao, passed away here on Thursday due to a heart-related ailment. He was 73 and was a bachelor.
According to family sources, Ranga Rao visited a hospital on Wednesday evening for a medical check-up and returned. However, he developed some complications and passed away in the wee hours.
Ranga Rao was the eldest among Narasimha Rao’s three sons and five daughters. He was a minister in Kotla Vijay Bhaskar Reddy’s cabinet and held the portfolio of education in the 1990s. He represented Hanamkonda Assembly segment of Warangal district twice and presently he was a member of the Andhra Pradesh Legislative Council.
The funeral is likely to take place later on Thursday.