Hyderabad

Miryala Venkata Rao no more

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Founder of Kapunadu and former Chairman of the Andhra Pradesh Mining Development Corporation and Handicrafts Development Corporation, Miryala Venkata Rao breathed his last at a corporate hospital here on Sunday afternoon.

He was ailing for a while and is survived by wife Prameela, daughter Swathi and son, Seshagiri Babu, a bureaucrat. He is known for his endeavours in getting political recognition for the ‘Kapu’ community.

The body was kept at the Kapu Sangham Hall here for a while before being flown to Visakhapatnam, where the funeral will take place on Monday.

Naidu expresses grief

Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu expressed his grief over the death of Kapunadu leader, Miriyala Venkata Rao.

The Chief Minister said Venkata Rao had brought about political enlightenment in one of the major communities in the State and rendered yeoman services to the community.

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