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 P. V. Narasimha Rao From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (Redirected from Narasimha Rao ) Jump to: navigation , search Pamulaparti Venkata Narasimha Rao 12 th Prime Minister of India In office 21 June 1991 16 May 1996 Preceded by Chandra Shekhar Succeeded by Atal Bihari Vajpayee
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Constituency Nandyal, Andhra Pradesh Born 28 June 1921 (1921-06-28) Karimnagar , Madras Presidency , British India Died 23 December 2004 (aged 83) New Delhi , India Political party Congress (I) Occupation Lawyer , Activist Religion Hindu Pamulaparthi Venkata Narasimha Rao ( Telugu : S u e j     ı ) ( 28 June 1921 23 December 2004 ) was the 12th Prime Minister of the Republic of India . [1] He led one of the most important administrations in India's modern history, overseeing a major economic transformation and several incidents affecting national security. [2] Rao accelerated the dismantling of the license raj, work that originally initiated under the government of Rajiv Gandhi. Rao, also called the "Father of Indian Economic Reforms," [3] is best remembered for launching India's free market reforms that rescued the almost bankrupt nation from economic collapse. [4] He was also commonly referred to as the Chanakya of modern India for his ability to steer tough economic and political legislation through the parliament at a time when he headed a minority government. [5] [6] Rao's term as Prime Minister was an eventful one in India's history. Besides marking a paradigm shift from the socialist-based style of economy propagated by Nehru to a market driven one, his years as Prime Minister also saw the emergence of the Bharatiya Janata Party , a major right-wing party, as an alternative to the Indian National Congress which had been governing India for most of its post-independence history. Rao's term also saw the destruction of the Babri Mosque in Ayodhya which triggered one of the worst Hindu-Muslim riots in the country since its independence. [7] Rao's later life was marked by political isolation due to his association with corruption charges. It was an apathy and indifference that Indian National Congress didn't stand by their long term associate who had been a Prime Minister of India . Rao was acquitted on all charges prior to his death in 2004 of a heart attack in New Delhi . He was cremated in Hyderabad . [8]
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Contents 1 Early life 2 Politica l career 2 . 1 E a r l y c a r e e r 2 . 2 P a t h t o P r i m e M i n i s t e r s h
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[ edit ] Early life PV's father was P. V. Ranga Rao. He belonged to a wealthy Telugu Niyogi Brahmin family from a village called Vangara (pedda) , Bheema Devara pally mandal in the Karimnagar district of Andhra Pradesh , India. [9] Narasimha Rao was popularly known as PV. PV studied at Fergusson College and at the Universities of Mumbai and Nagpur where he obtained Bachelor's and Master's degrees in law. [9] [10] He was a polyglot and could speak 13 languages including Urdu , Marathi , Kannada , Hindi , Telugu and English
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