Follow us:
 
Former Union Minister T.G. Venkataraman Dead

Former Union Minister T G Venkataraman (82) died here today following a brief illness.

An advocate by profession, he was a DMK representative in the I K Gujral-led government, holding the portfolio of Surface Transport.

He represented Tindivanam constituency in 1996 and was earlier a Rajya Sabha MP also.

Venkataraman breathed his last today, DMK sources said.

Meanwhile DMK President M Karunanidhi condoled the death of Venkataraman, saying he was an ardent activist who worked for the welfare of the Dravidian movement.

"He never failed to accompany me whenever I was on a tour of South Arcot districts. I am deeply saddened to hear of his sudden demise. I extend my deep condolences to the bereaved family members and Villupuram district party cadres", he said in a statement.

Emerging story. Watch this space for updates as more details come in
FILED IN: DMK | Obituaries
Follow us on Twitter for all updates, like us on Facebook for important and fun stuff
Translate into:
© Copyright PTI. All rights reserved. Republication or redistribution of any PTI content, including by framing or similar means, is expressly prohibited without their prior written consent.


Post a Comment
Share your thoughts
You are not logged in, please log in or register
Must See
Daily Mail
Digression
Order by

Order by

ABOUT US | CONTACT US | SUBSCRIBE | ADVERTISING RATES | COPYRIGHT & DISCLAIMER | COMMENTS POLICY

OUTLOOK TOPICS:    a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x y z  0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9   
Or just type in a few initial letters of a topic: