Raj: Veteran Gandhian Subbarao passes away


Jaipur, Oct 28 (UNI) Veteran Gandhian SN Subbarao passed away here on Wednesday morning.

He breathed his last at around 7 am on Wednesday. He was 93 years old. Subbarao was admitted to Sawaiman Singh Hospital a few days ago. His health deteriorated last night. On knowing this, Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot reached the hospital and inquired about his health.

Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot had gone to the hospital on Tuesday and four days back also to meet Mr Subbarao. The Gandhian leader, famous for his Shramdan, had a lot of attachment to Rajasthan. Subbarao had come to Rajasthan for treatment only at the behest of Gehlot. Since then he had been living here. Considered a source of inspiration for the youth, this Gandhian thinker was originally from Karnataka.

He was founder of Chambal Shanti mission and inspired several bandits to lay down their arms.