West Bengal Chief Minister Expresses Grief Over Media Baron Ramoji Rao's Demise

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee expressed sorrow over the passing of Ramoji Rao, the founder of the Eenadu Group and Ramoji Film City. She extended her condolences to his family and followers, recalling her personal interactions with Rao and her visit to his studio at his invitation.


PTI | Kolkata | Updated: 08-06-2024 11:38 IST | Created: 08-06-2024 11:38 IST
West Bengal Chief Minister Expresses Grief Over Media Baron Ramoji Rao's Demise
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West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Saturday expressed her profound sorrow over the passing of media baron Ramoji Rao, the founder of Eenadu Group and Ramoji Film City.

Banerjee extended her heartfelt condolences to Rao's family, friends, and innumerable followers. She also fondly remembered her personal interactions with Rao and her visit to the Ramoji Rao studio on his invitation.

''Saddened to know about the demise of media leader Ramoji Rao. Founder head of the Eenadu group, ETV network and a large film city, he was a torchbearer of specifically Telugu and generally the entire regional cultural-communication world,'' Banerjee posted on X.

'I knew him well, and have personal reminiscences about him: he once invited me to his studio which I visited along with him and a state leader, and I still remember that occasion fondly.'

'I convey my sincere condolences to his family, friends, and countless followers,'' she added.

Rao, who was 88, died this morning in Hyderabad.

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