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.

Image of Ventrapragada Rama Rao

Image of Ventrapragada Rama Rao

Former Sikkim Governor is no more

  • 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/Last Modified on: January 18, 2016