Press Esc to close
Saturday 01 October 2016
News updated at 8:57 PM IST
Weather
Max: 29.7°C
Min : 20.5°C
In Bengaluru
Generally cloudy

Actor loses foster father

Mysore/Mandya, August 3, 2013, DHNS:
R T Narayan

Within minutes of film actor Ramya filing her papers for the bypolls from Mandya Parliamentary constituency as a Congress nominee, her foster father R T Narayan (77) suffered a massive heart attack and died on Saturday.

Narayan, who had accompanied Ramya when she filed the nomination paper, collapsed as the actor was talking to media outside the Deputy Commissioner’s office around 3.50 pm. He was rushed to Vikarm Hospital at about 4.15 pm.

According to Dr Sharief, the cardiologist at the hospital, Narayan did not respond to cardiopulmonary resuscitation and other emergency treatment. He was declared dead at 5.15 pm. According to family sources, Narayan, an industrialist, had been the foster father of Ramya since she was five years old. He had encouraged Ramya’s foray into politics.

Narayan was a pillar of the Karnataka State Lawn Tennis Association and worked for development of the sport for the last 14 years. He was the force behind former union minister S M Krishna becoming the president of KSLTA and also big international events like the Legends tour and ATP World Doubles coming to Bangalore. Chief Minister Siddaramaiah paid his last respects to Narayan.

The last rites of Narayan are expected to be performed on Sunday noon at Gokulam Chirashanthidhama. Some of the family members are expected to arrive from Ireland. Co-operation Minister H S Mahadevaprasad also visited the grieving family and paid his last respects.


Go to Top

Photo Gallery
Narendra Modi with Union Sport Minister Vijay Goyal, Praful Patel, President All India Football...

Narendra Modi with Union Sport Minister Vijay Goyal, Praful Patel, President All India Football...

Tourists watch a one horned rhino with her calf as they cool off, during a elephant safari...

Tourists watch a one horned rhino with her calf as they cool off, during a elephant safari...

Special Flight service 'Akasha Ambari' which is inaugurated and opened to public, Dasara...

Special Flight service 'Akasha Ambari' which is inaugurated and opened to public, Dasara...

Mysuru Royal Scion Yaduveer Krishnadatta Chamaraja Wadiyar's private dusbar, as part of Dasara...

Mysuru Royal Scion Yaduveer Krishnadatta Chamaraja Wadiyar's private dusbar, as part of Dasara...

Women perform Kalash Yatra to Vaisnovdevi Temple to mark the festival of Navratri in Surat...

Women perform Kalash Yatra to Vaisnovdevi Temple to mark the festival of Navratri in Surat...

Pigeon and Parrot are seen at Cubbon park in Bengaluru...

Pigeon and Parrot are seen at Cubbon park in Bengaluru...

Siddaramaiah inaugurates flight service 'Akasha Ambari' from Bengaluru to Mysore...

Siddaramaiah inaugurates flight service 'Akasha Ambari' from Bengaluru to Mysore...

Yaduveer Krishnadatta Chamaraja Wadiyar at private durbar, as part of Dasara celebrations...

Yaduveer Krishnadatta Chamaraja Wadiyar at private durbar, as part of Dasara celebrations...

Yaduveer Krishnadatta Chamaraja Wadiyar at private durbar, as part of Dasara celebrations...

Yaduveer Krishnadatta Chamaraja Wadiyar at private durbar, as part of Dasara celebrations...

Yaduveer Krishnadatta Chamaraja Wadiyar at private durbar, as part of Dasara celebrations...

Yaduveer Krishnadatta Chamaraja Wadiyar at private durbar, as part of Dasara celebrations...

Copyright 2014, The Printers (Mysore) Private Ltd., 75, M.G Road, Post Box 5331, Bengaluru - 560001
Tel: +91 (80) 25880000 Fax No. +91 (80) 25880523