Dr. P V G Raju - Raja Saheb of Vizianagaram, with his Wife
Dr. P V G Raju, Raja Saheb of Vizianagaram was a renowned statesman. He was an embodiment of righteousness, humanisam and philanthropy. Despite his royal background and his acclamation to be the last crowned prince of Vizianagaram, Raja Saheb attributed meaning to life in the service of humanity taking socialism a beacon of hope and strived until his last breath for the cause of social upbringing.
Founded the trust in the year 1958 in the hallowed memory of his father Maharajah Alak Narayan Gajapathi Raj.
The last crowned Prince of Vizianagram principality.
Ashok Gajapathi Raju is an exemplary personality in the arena of political service. He is noble by means at public life, simple by means in his personal life, ultimately he is the man studded with secularism, humanism, humility & intellectuality.
Following the footsteps of his Visionary father Dr. P.V.G. Raju, he has made public service as sphere of interest and distinctively discharging it in its true form. He is acclaimed to be an ideal politician for his upright principles of democracy, truthfulness to public service and for his honesty and modesty.
His long unblemished selfless service qualified him to be the only minister into the central cabinet from the state of Andhra Pradesh.
Earlier held the portfolios of Commercial Taxes, Excise, Finance and Legislative, Revenue, Relief and Rehabilitation in the State Govt. Of AP