Former PCC president Satyanarayana Rao passes away
MSR, as he was popularly recognized, was a powerful proponent of the Telangana motion.
Former Pradesh Congress Committee (PCC) president and senior Congress chief M. Satyanarayana Rao breathed his final early on April 27 within the metropolis on account of age-related points. He was ailing for a while.
The 88-year outdated former parliamentarian, popularly referred to as MSR, is survived by his spouse, two daughters and two sons. Hailing from Vedira village in Ramadugu mandal of Karimnagar district, MSR was elected as a Member of Parliament thrice.
He participated within the 1969 Telangana motion and was elected to the Parliament on the Telangana Praja Samiti ticket. Later, he was elected twice on behalf of the Congress social gathering. MSR was a powerful proponent of Telangana even within the new millennium.
MSR served because the PCC president within the mixed Andhra Pradesh from 2000 to 2004. He additionally served within the Y.S. Rajashekhar Reddy cupboard from 2004 to 2007 and as Chairman of Andhra Pradesh State Road Transport Corporation (APSRTC) from 2007.
His provocation of Telangana Rashtra Samiti (TRS) chief and Karimnagar MP K. Chandrashekhar Rao (KCR) to resign to show the recognition of the Telangana sentiment is taken into account a key second within the Telangana motion. Acting on this problem, KCR resigned and contested once more. KCR gained with an enormous majority and gave a fillip to the Telangana agitation, thought-about to be on the wane then.
Telangana PCC president N. Uttam Kumar Reddy, senior Congress leaders Ponnala Lakshmaiah, Ponnam Prabhakar, K. Jana Reddy and K.V.P. Ramchander Rao condoled the loss of life of MSR and recalled his service to the Telangana trigger.
Chief Minister K. Chandrashekar Rao mourned the loss of life and stated MSR was a straighforward man along with his personal model of politics. Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Y.S. Jaganmohan Reddy and TDP chief N. Chandrababu Naidu additionally conveyed their condolence to the bereaved household.