Hyderabad: Senior Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) functionary TV Deshmukh passed away here following a protracted illness. He was 68.
Deshmukh, who was serving as Kshetra Sanghchalak for Andhra Pradesh, Telangana and Karnataka, had been suffering from prostate cancer for the last two years and breathed his last yesterday, an RSS release said here on Friday.
The funeral took place at Saidabad here today, it said.
Prior to the funeral, a condolence meeting was held at his residence in the city, which was attended by Union Minister Nirmala Sitaraman, Bharatoya Janata Party (BJP) general secretary Muralidhar Rao and other BJP and RSS leaders, the release added.