Lakshmi Varadachari, 89, mother-in-law of Andhra Pradesh Governor E.S.L. Narasimhan passed away at Raj Bhavan here on Thursday afternoon. She is survived by three daughters of whom Mr. Narasimhan’s wife, Vimala, is the second. The last rites were performed by Mr. Narasimhan. On receiving information, Chief Minister N. Kiran Kumar Reddy telephoned Mr. Narasimhan and expressed his condolences.