Veteran AIR newsreader Venkatramaiah passes away


Veteran Radio Journalist and Writer D Venkat Ramaiah passed away due to ill health at his residence here today. He was popular as Radio Rambabu.

Chief Minister Chandrashekhar Rao expressed his deep sympathies over the death of Venkat Ramaiah. He recalled the services rendered by Venkatramaiah in several capacities in the AIR as a writer, critic, and Newsreader. The CM has conveyed his condolences to the members of Venkatramaiah’s family.

Chairman of Telangana Media Academy Allam Narayana also conveyed his deep sympathies to the family members of legendary newsreader Venkatramaiah. He said Venkatramaiah’s voice became familiar for his news on AIR. His death left a vacuum in Journalism, Narayana said.

Meanwhile, President and Secretary of Press Club of Hyderabad Vijay Kumar Reddy and Rajamouli Chary expressed their condolences and recalled his services as a senior member of the Press Club. His last rites would be held in ESI crematorium on Tuesday.