Telangana Government Pay Tributes To Pv Narasimha Rao
Former PM PV Narasimha Rao, the 9th PM of India was remembered by various leaders on the occasion of his birth anniversary today. He was an Indian lawyer and politician who served from 1991 to 1996.
PV Narasimha Rao was born on June 28, 1921, in Telangana (then Nizam's Hyderabad state) and died on December 23, 2004, in New Delhi. The former PM, part of the Congress party, had laid the foundation for trade liberalization and the re-integration of the Indian economy with the global economy.
Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu paid glowing tributes to him on his birth anniversary and also recalled the pioneering role played by him in initiating economic reforms.
The Telangana government under the leadership of CM KCR has said the state will observe year-long centenary celebrations of PV Narasimha Rao beginning today. The government has urged Telugu associations across 51 countries to celebrate "on a grand scale”.
Telangana IT Minister Rama Rao said the state government "will pitch for conferring Bharat Ratna to PV Narasimha Rao.” The official Twitter handle of Telangana CM's Office posted various videos remembering the former prime minister today.
The Congress also took to Twitter to honor PV Narasimha Rao and called him "a visionary leader who oversaw major economic transformations of the Indian economy."