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Naidu meets family of late P.P. Rao in Delhi, pays floral tribute

ANI  |  New Delhi [India] 

Vice President on Thursday the family of senior Supreme lawyer Pavani Parameswara Rao, who passed away yesterday after suffering a cardiac arrest.

He also offered floral tribute to Rao.

Considered a prominent name in the fraternity, Rao had argued a number of landmark cases before the Supreme

Born on July 1, 1933, he completed his LL.B. and LL.M. from Osmania University, He started his career teaching in University in 1961. He was enrolled as an Advocate by the Bar Council of in 1967 and, thereafter, started practice in the Supreme

In 1991, he was elected the President of the Supreme Court Bar Association and in 2006, he was awarded the prestigious

In 2014, President approved Rao's selection as a jurist member of the selection committee of the Lokpal.

Rao had appeared before the apex court in several landmark cases including Kesavananda Bharati, S.R. Bommai, Unnikrishnan V. State of AP, T.M.A. Pai, P.A. Inamdar, and the Babri Masjid demolition case.

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First Published: Thu, September 14 2017. 14:22 IST