Hyderabad: Chief Minister N Kiran Kumar Reddy on Tuesday expressed grief over the death of Professor Kothapalli Jayashankar.
The Chief Minister said Prof Jayashankar was an intellectual and prominent academician.
Mr Kiran Kumar Reddy recalled the yeoman services of Prof Jayashankar as the Vice Chancellor of Kakatiya University and Registrar of Central Institute of English and Foreign Languages.
“He also served in the Board of Governors, Regional Engineering College, Warangal, and in several Working Groups of UGC etc,” Mr Kiran Kumar Reddy pointed out in a statement.
The Chief Minister said Prof. Jayashankar worked as the President and General Secretary, Government College Teachers Association.
“He was known as the ideologue of the Telangana movement and published a large number of papers in the areas of Economic Development and Educational Economics,” Mr Kiran Kumar Reddy added.
The Chief Minister conveyed heartfelt condolences to the bereaved family members.(INN)