J. Rameshwar Rao

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Janumpally Rameshwar Rao
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Member of Parliament
In office
Constituency Mahabhubnagar
Personal details
Born 6 February 1923
Madras, British India
Died 15 September 1998 (aged 75)
Hyderabad, India
Political party Indian National Congress
Spouse(s) Shanta
Children 4 : 1 son and 3 daughters
Website [1]

Janumpally Rameshwar Rao, better known as Janumpally Rameshwar Rao M.A. (1923–1998) was an Indian lawyer, diplomat, member of parliament and book publisher. He was elected to the 2nd to 6th Lok Sabha consequently from Mahabhubnagar constituency.

Life sketch[edit]

He was born on 23 February 1923 in Madras to Raja Krishnadeva Rao and Rani Sarala Devi, belonging to the Raja of Wanaparthy family.

He studied at Nizam College, Hyderabad, Madras University and Bombay University. He joined the Indian Foreign Service in 1949. He established Orient Longman (now Orient Blackswan) as a specifically Indian book publishing company in 1968.

He died at the age of 75 years in Hyderabad on 15 September 1998.[1] He is survived by wife Shanta, one son and three daughters. Among his grandchildren are the actress Aditi Rao Hydari (his daughter's daughter), and Kiran Rao (his son's daughter) who is the wife of actor Aamir Khan.


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