Bangalore, Sep 12: Former Karnataka Minister A Lakshmisagar died here today in a private hospital after a prolonged illness. He was 71 and a bachelor.
Lakshmisagar, Advocate and Professor of Law, was popular as a corporator (1972-75) known for his simplicity and amicable nature,attending to people's grievances round the clock.
He represented Chikpet constitutency in the Legislative Assembly for three consecutive terms-1978,1983,1985 and served as a minister in the Ramakrishna Hegde cabinet.
He held various portfolios including Law and Parliamentary Affairs, Housing, Revenue and Public Grievances and Urban Development.
He was imprisoned during emergency. Chief Minister B S Yeddyurappa has condoled the death of Lakshmisagar.