Hyderabad, June 28 (PMI): The Chief Minister of the State K. Chandrasekhar Rao today launched the year long centenary birthday celebrations of former Prime Minister of the country PV Narasimha Rao at PV Gyana Bhoomi on Necklace here on Sunday. He paid rich tributes to the former PM on the occasion.
Addressing the gathering, CM KCR said that PV had 360 degree personality and added that the former PM was the pride of the country and the state. He sought the Centre to accord Bharat Ratna on PV Narsimha Rao for his yeomen services to the nation, bring out a postal stamp, and set up a photographer in Parliament. “I will lead a delegation of PV Narsimha Rao family, political parties to urge prime minister Narendra Modi in this regard and ask for naming Hyderabad central university after PV Narsimha Rao, KCR said.
He also said that PV was a continuous reformer and an epitome of true reformist. He said that PV had introduced reforms in all the sectors he had worked for. He also said that PV had renamed the union education ministry as Union HRD ministry. He hailed that PV was a polyglot and was an expert of 14 Indian languages. He called upon the people of the state to grow in their lives by making PV as their role model.
KCR said that there were no aspects related to money power , caste in the life of PV and added that he had become the prime minister of the country without depending on the two aspects. He said that they had established 900 residential schools in the state for the fulfilment of the dreams of the PV. KCR also said that the centenary birthday celebrations of PV were being held in 51 countries of the world.
Minister for IT and Industries KT Rama Rao, Assembly Speaker Pocharam Srinivas Reddy, Celebration Chairman K. Keshava Rao, TPCC Chief N. Uttam Kumar Reddy, CPI Secretary Chada Venkat Reddy and family members of the former Prime Minister were also present.