Venkatesh Nayak


Age: 79

Summary: Indian politician and leader of the Indian National Congress (INC) political party with whom he had been a member for nearly 50 years who was elected to the 10th Lok Sabha four times from the Raichur constituency in the Karnataka legistlative assembly, where he had recently secure a seat from the Devdurga constituency in a bitter electoral battle in the 2013 Assembly polls against his grandson K. Shivanagowda Naik.

Cause of Death: Killed in a train derailment

Born: June 6, 1936

Died: August 24, 2015

Anantapur, India