AP Ex Deputy CM Jagannath Rao passes away

Former Deputy Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh C Jagannath Rao passed away here today due to old-age related ailments. Rao, who hailed from Telangana region, was in his 80s.

He served as Deputy Chief Minister when Bhavanam Venkat Ram was heading the Congress Government in early 1980s. He served as a legislator for several terms.

Chief Minister N Kiran Kumar Reddy, State Congress President Botsa Satyanarayana, TRS leader K Chandrasekhar Rao, among other leaders, condoled the death of Jagannath Rao [PTI]

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