Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu condoles the demise of Prof. Koneru Ramakrishna Rao

New Delhi : The Vice President, M Venkaiah Naidu today expressed anguish over the demise of well-known educationist, teacher and philosopher, Sri Koneru Ramakrishna Rao.

In a condolence message, he said that Prof. Rao was known to him personally for many decades and his death was a personal loss to him.

The Vice President said that Prof. Rao was a multi-faceted person and held various positions, including Vice Chancellor of Andhra University, Chairman of A.P. State Commissionerate of Higher Education and Vice-Chairman of Andhra Pradesh State Planning Board. His invaluable contribution to the field of education and Gandhian thought is a source of inspiration to many, he added.

Shri Naidu said that he had established the Department of Parapsychology in Andhra University and published several books and research papers.

The Vice President conveyed his deepest condolences to the bereaved family members.

University and lectured at several universities abroad. He was also a psychologist and parapsychologist and had published several books and research papers.

His death is a personal loss to me. I convey my deepest condolences to the bereaved family members. Om Shanti!”