Ventrapragada Rama Rao, former Sikkim Governor passes away [ Current News (Concise) ]
About Ventrapragada Rama Rao: Ventrapragada Rama Rao a former Sikkim Governor and senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader passed away in Hyderabad, Telangana following an illness at the age of 81 years. Born: 12th December 1935 in Machilipatnam in Krishna district of Andhra Pradesh.
- Rama Rao was one of the forefathers of Jana Sangh (later became BJP) in Andhra Pradesh.
- He has serve as Andhra Pradesh BJP president during 1993 and 1997.
- He was a lawyer and had practiced at the Andhra Pradesh High Court.
- In 1966, 1972 and 1978 and in 1984 he was elected as Member of Legislative Council on four occasions in the erstwhile Andhra Pradesh State Legislature.
- He also has worked as Sikkim Governor from October 2002 to October 2007.
- He also has work as a Party Floor Leader in council during his last term.
- Published on: January 18, 2016