Saturday, October 15, 2016

A Road named after Vejandla Venkateswara Rao in Mumbai

V V Rao Marg, Nariman Point, 400021 street is located in the Mumbai City, Mumbai District, Maharashtra state, India was named after Late. Vegendla Venkateswara Rao.  

Venkateshwara Rao Vajendla also known as "V V Rao"  (October 12, 1941 - October 21, 1999) was born in  Pamulapadu Village, Guntur District. He served as Chief Fire Officer Mumbai Fire Brigade was awarded President’s Fire Service Medal for Distinguished Service in 26th January, 1997. V V Rao has worked in the fire brigade for 42 years.  

For the first time a chief fire officer was given the guard of honour after his death was in 1999, when the chief fire officer was V V Rao. His body was taken in a truck to Shivaji Park crematorium. In October 1999, then CFO VV Rao had died following a cardiac arrest in the civic headquarters.

His son Ananda Rao Vegendla married BJP leader Late.Pramod Mahajan's daughter Poonam Mahajan alias Poonam Vajendla Rao (MP from Mumbai North Central) 
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