Sunday, April 22, 2018
Shri BR Rao,(103 years) former Station Director, AIR expires
Shri B.R. Rao, former Station Director of AIR, expired today at 05.45 hrs at an age of 103 years at Vijayawada. Prasar Bharati Parivar talked to his son over phone and conveyed condolences on the demise of the Veteran. As informed by him, State funeral will be given to Shri BR Rao at 10 am at Vijayawada.
Shri B.R. Rao had worked as the Station Director of AIR-Ahmadabad, AIR-Vijayawada and retired as the Station Director of AIR-Bangalore (1976–78), completing 36 years in the broadcasting field. The eldest known Prasar Bharati Parivar member Shri Rao used to live with his son, Shri Rajshekhar at Vijayawada and was maintaining his health well. He had turned 103 this year on 30.01.2018 and vide a personal message to Shri Ashish Bhatnagar, DDG, AIR Pune had conveyed his blessings to whole Prasar Bharati Parivar.
Prasar Bharati Parivar condoles the demise of Shri B. Rajanikant Rao and prays for the peace of the departed soul. Personal condolences can be given by typing comments below or sending them at firstname.lastname@example.org or messaging to his son at 9247387192.
Source : Shailaja Suman