Vidyasagar Rao is BJP leader from Telangana
C. Vidyasagar Rao, appointed the new governor of Maharashtra Tuesday, is one of the top leaders of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in Telangana.
Hailing from Karimnagar district, he served as the union minister of state for home in the Atal Bihari Vajpayee government.
The 69-year-old was also the BJP president in united Andhra Pradesh and was elected to the Lok Sabha twice from Karimnagar. He was defeated in the 2014 general election.
(Posted on 26-08-2014)