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Former Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh Konijeti Rosaiah Passed Away

The former chief minister of united Andhra Pradesh Konijeti Rosaiah passed away on Saturday. He was 88-year-old at the time of his death. Konijeti Rosaiah served as the chief minister of Andhra Pradesh from 2009 to 2010. Subsequently, Mr. Rosaiah served as a minister in the Cabinets of T Anjaiah, Kotla Vijaya Bhaskara Reddy, N Janardhana Reddy and has been serving as a minister in the Y S Rajasekhara Reddy Cabinet since May 2004. He held portfolios like home, health, education and transport.

Born in July 1933 at Vemuru in Guntur district, the Commerce graduate has been active in politics since his student days in the Hindu College, Guntur. Rosaiah served as a member of AP Legislative Council in 1968, 1974 and 1980 and became a Minister for Roads under Marri Channa Reddy.The former chief minister of united Andhra Pradesh Konijeti Rosaiah passed away on Saturday. He was 88-year-old at the time of his death. Konijeti Rosaiah served as the chief minister of Andhra Pradesh from 2009 to 2010.

He also served as Andhra Pradesh Congress Committee president between 1995 and 1997 and was elected to Lok Sabha from Narsaraopet in 1998.

Andhra University conferred an honorary doctorate on Rosaiah in 2007. Rosaiah has three sons and a daughter.

Konijeti Rosaiah

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