Former Union Minister G. Venkataswamy died
G. Venkataswamy a Parliamentarian from Peddapalli constituency of Andhra Pradesh died in Hyderabad, Telangana.
Former Union Minister G. Venkataswamy died on 22 December 2014 in Hyderabad, Telangana. He was 85.
He represented the Peddapalli constituency of Andhra Pradesh (present Telangana) and was a member of the Indian National Congress (INC) political party.
He was a member of the 14th Lok Sabha of India.
About Gaddam Venkataswamy
• He was elected to the Assembly of the undivided Andhra Pradesh in 1950 and held several key positions in the government as well in the party
• During his political-career of more than five decades, he was elected to the State Assembly twice (1957- 62 and 1978-84) and seven times for Parliament (fourth, fifth, sixth, ninth, tenth, eleventh and fourteenth Lok Sabha)
• He served in the congress government led by former Prime Ministers Indira Gandhi and PV Narasimha Rao
• He held Pradesh Congress Chairman for Andhra Pradesh
• Popularly known as Kaka was born on 5 October 1929 in erstwhile Hyderabad state (now in Telangana)