Veteran communist revolutionary leader, former member of AP State Committee of CPI(ML)-New Democracy and former secretary of the party’s Prakasam District Committee, Com. Pandu Ranga Rao, breathed his last on May 30th, 2014 at his residence in Palukuru village in Prakasam district after a prolonged illness. Central Committee and APPC of CPI(ML)-New Democracy expressed condolences at the death of Com. Pandu Ranga Rao and paid homage to his revolutionary legacy, his untiring efforts throughout his active life for New Democratic Revolution in India.
Com. Pandu Ranga Rao was born on 25.9.1940 in Rajampeta village in Kadapa district to Shri Ramdas and Ms. Mangamma. He was 7th among 12 children of the couple. His father was a indigenous village doctor and was unable to support his family with his meagre income. Com. Pandu studied SSLC at Rajampet village. His family shifted to Nellore for livelihood. Com. Pandu did some small works to earn some money and in the process he came in contact with CPI. He was influenced by communist ideas and became a wholetimer. CPI entrusted him with the responsibility of working among rickshaw workers, beedi workers and among youth. Later he became a town committee member. In this initial period he was much influenced by Dr.… Read More