MANGALURU: D V Bhaskara Gowada, brother of Union Minister for Statistics and Programme Implementation D V Sadananda Gowda, passed away after a brief illness at a private hospital in Mangaluru on Tuesday.
Bhaskar was suffering from jaundice and was undergoing treatment. A couple of days ago, he was admitted to a private hospital in the city. However, jaundice-related complications escalated and he breathed his last on Tuesday morning, sources said.
Bhaskar is survived by his wife and three children. He was one of the six children of Late Venkappa Gowda and Late Kamala.
The final rites of Bhaskar Gowda will be held at his native place Devaragunda in Mandekolu village in Sullia taluk, sources said.