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He led an important administration, overseeing a major economic transformation and several home incidents affecting national security.
Rao, who held the Industries portfolio, was personally responsible for the dismantling of the Licence Raj, as this came under the purview of the Ministry of Commerce and Industry, reversing the socialist policies of Rajiv Gandhi’s Government.
He is often referred to as the “Father of Indian Economic Reforms”. (UNI)