Bengaluru: Varalakshmi Gundurao wife of former chief minister late R Gundurao passed away on Tuesday.
Varalakshmi was learnt to be suffering from Covid related ailments.
Varalakshmi had also dabbled in politics after the death of her husband in 1993. She had contested the parliamentary elections on Congress ticket in 1996 against H N Ananth Kumar of BJP from Bengaluru South constituency, but had lost the election.
She was heading Gundurao Memorial Trust and had also brought out a book on her late husband in 2007.
She is survived by her sons- MLA and former KPCC president Dinesh Gundurao and Mahesh Gundurao.
While her another son and actor Rajesh Gundurao passed away in 2012.
The last rites will be conducted at the family farm house at Devanahalli today.
– Team Mysoorunews