Former Rajya Sabha (RS) member Yalamanchili Sivaji expressed condolence on the death of Pandit Ravi Sankar, who was one of the illustrious members of Upper House nominated by the then President Sankar Dayal Sarma.

Mr. Sivaji told The Hindu that he had a close association with Pandit Ravi Sankar during 1988-92 when they were both members of the RS. In the farewell party held towards the end of that period, Pandit Ravi Sankar gave a memorable concert.