Bengaluru: Congress Vice-President Rahul Gandhi visited late Thespian Dr. Rajkumar’s residence at Sadashivanagar here yesterday and paid floral tributes to the portrait of Parvathamma Rajkumar, wife of the Kannada icon, who passed away recently. Rahul expressed condolences to the family members of Dr. Rajkumar.
Dr. Rajkumar’s son actor Shivrajkumar said “Rahul Gandhi recalled the contribution of our family to the society” and added that politics was not discussed.
Chief Minister Siddharamaiah and several other top Congress leaders accompanied Rahul.
Rahul Gandhi was in Bengaluru yesterday to take part in a function to launch National Herald’s commemorate publication ‘70 years of India’s Independence.’