GUNTUR: The Vignan Group of Educational Institutions Chairman, Lavu Rathaiah, was bereaved on Sunday with his father Lavu Peda Ankamma dying of illness at NIMS in Hyderabad. He was 85.

Born in Pedanandipadu in Guntur district, Peda Anakamma is survived by wife Tulasamma and three sons.

While Mr. Rathaiah is the second son, Nageswara Rao and Papa Rao are the other two sons.

Cremated

The cremation was performed at Pedanandipadu on Monday evening.