Former Karnataka minister M Y Ghorpade passes away
Bellary (Ktk),Oct 29 (PTI) Scion of the Sandur Royal family and former Karnataka minister M Y Ghorpade passed away in a private hospital in Bangalore following a brief illness today. Ghorpade, an acclaimed wild life photographer, was 80. He is survived by wife, three sons and a daughter. Ghorpade, a seven time MLA and also Lok Sabha memebr from Raichur, had served as minister for Finance, Rural Development and Panchayat Raj. Ghorpade's body is being taken to his home town Sandur in Bellary district for performing last rites, Congress party sources said.
First Published on Oct 29, 2011 06:36 pm