Vijaya Ranga (66), retired Canara Bank Manager and a patron of art and music, passed away yesterday morning at a private hospital in city. He leaves behind his wife Padmasini, son Shriram, daughter Mridula and a host of relatives and friends. Last rites were held in city yesterday.
He had served as the Treasurer of Ganabharathi for a couple of terms and was also involved in farming and bird-watching.
The office-bearers of Ganabharathi have condoled the death of Vijaya Ranga.