ANDHRA PRADESH

Former Minister's death condoled

GUNTUR, FEB. 26. Death of the former Finance Minister, S.B. Chavan, was condoled by his contemporary, Yelamanchili Shivaji.

In a statement here on Thursday, he said that it was his proposal for cash credit to farmers that was implemented as a pilot project Chavan in Guntur district in 1988 through the lead bank Andhra Bank.

A true Gandhian, he was associated with the cooperative movement, he added.