The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi has paid tributes to former Prime Minister, Shri PV Narasimha Rao on his birth anniversary.

The Prime Minister tweeted:

“Tributes to our former PM Shri PV Narasimha Rao Ji on his birth anniversary. India is grateful to him for his rich contribution to national progress. He also made a mark as a great scholar and intellectual.”

P. V. Narasimha Rao (28 June 1921- 23 December 2004) was an Indian politician. From 1991 to 1996, he was India’s ninth prime minister.

He was born on 28 June 1921, Hyderabad, India. He earned a bachelor’s degree in arts from Osmania University. Then he went to Nagpur University and got his law degree.

He edited a weekly magazine with his cousin Pamulaparthi Sadasiva Rao, Ch Raja Narendra, and Devulapalli Damodar Rao in 1940. In Andhra Pradesh, he was chairman of the Telugu Academy from 1968 to 1974. He translated Hindi verses and fiction in Hindi, Marathi, and Telegu, and was fluent in six languages.

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