Who is Vangaveeti Mohana Ranga and what did he do?
Vangaveeti Mohana Ranga Rao (4 July 1948 – 26 December 1988) more widely known as Ranga was an Indian National Congress politician in Vijayawada, Andhra Pradesh. He worked as an MLA of Vijayawada East (Assembly constituency) legislative assembly.
How did Kanaka Rao and Venkata Rathnam die?
In 1972, both Kanaka Rao, and Venkata Rathnam were allegedly murdered by Vangaveeti Radha’s supporters. These events in turn led to a retaliation by a rival group, ending in the murder of Vangaveeti Radha.
What was the conflict between Venkata Rathnam and Vangaveeti Radha?
However, conflicts arose between Venkata Rathnam and Vangaveeti Radha, to get a hold on Vijayawada transport business, dominated by Datti Kanaka Rao, a follower of Chalasani Venkata Rathnam. In 1972, both Kanaka Rao, and Venkata Rathnam were allegedly murdered by Vangaveeti Radha’s supporters.
What was the power struggle between Mohana Ranga and Devineni Family?
The power struggle between the politically powerful Mohana Ranga and the Devineni family led to the splitting of the United Independent Organization and to the alleged protracted murders of brothers Devineni Chandrasekhar (Gandhi) in 1979 and Devineni Murali in 1988 .
When was Vangaveeti Ranga killed in Andhra Pradesh?
29 years after his murder, Kapu leader Vangaveeti Ranga still a fresh memory in AP. Vangaveeti Mohana Ranga was murdered in Vijayawada on 26 Dec, 1988, following which the coastal districts of Andhra Pradesh saw widespread violence.
Who are the 33 accused in V M Ranga Rao murder?
All 33 persons accused of the sensational murder of Congress legislator Vangaveeti Mohana Ranga Rao at Vijayawada 13 years ago have been acquitted by the Rangareddy district court.
Who is the youngest brother of Vangaveeti Ranga?
Vangaveeti Ranga was born in Katuru near Vuyyuru in the Krishna district of Andhra Pradesh. He was the youngest of his 4 brothers. Ranga entered politics after his elder brother Vangaveeti Radhakrishna was killed.