Former Chief Minister of the unified State of Andhra Pradesh, and former Governor of Tamil Nadu K Rosaiah passed away on Saturday morning, after a brief illness. Rosaiah was shifted to a private hospital early morning today after he was unwell, where doctors declared him as brought dead.
He was a senior Congress leader, and his political career spanned over half a century. While serving as Governor of Tamil Nadu, he was also given additional responsibility as Governor of Karnataka when Governor H. R. Bhardwaj’s term ended in June 2014. He retired from active politics after serving as Governor of Tamil Nadu for 5 years.
Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy expressed his grief over the demise of the former CM.