Ramco Group Chairman Ramasubrahaneya Rajha passes away

May 12, 2017, Chennai

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Chennai, May 12:  Leading industrialist P.R. Ramasubrahmaneya Rajha, Chairman, Ramco Group, passed away in Rajapalayam on Thursday.

He was 81. He is survived by his wife R. Sudarsanam, two daughters and son P. R. Venketrama Raja. 

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K. Palaniswami condoled the death of Ramco Group Chairman P.


R. Ramasubrahmaneya Rajha.

In a statement issued here, Palaniswami said Rajha started different industries in Rajapalayam in Virudhunagar district and created employment opportunities for the people of the region.

The death of Rajha is a great loss to the industrial world, he said.

Mr. Rajha, born in 1936 as the only son of P.A.C. Ramasamy Raja, founder of Ramco Group, played a big role in building the Group into a $1 billion industrial conglomerate with interests spanning cotton and synthetic yarn, cement, building products, software solutions, wind-energy and bio-technology, among others.

In a tweet, Minister of State for Shipping Pon Radhakrishnan said he was deeply pained at the loss of Rajha.