Nanjundaswamy is dead 
By Our Special Correspondent 

BANGALORE, FEB. 3. M. D. Nanjundaswamy, president of the Karnataka Rajya Raitha Sangha and champion of the interests of Indian agriculture vis--vis foreign multinational companies and international trade organisations, passed away here on Tuesday. 

Prof. Nanjundaswamy (68), was suffering from cancer. He had been admitted to the Kidwai Institute of Oncology here. He is survived by his wife, son, and a daughter. 

Hailing from a distinguished family of Nanjangud in Mysore district, he was a professor of law. His father, Mahanthadevaru, was a leading lawyer of Mysore and member of the erstwhile Mysore Representative Assembly and the State Legislature after Independence. 

A graduate in science and a postgraduate in law from Karnatak University, Prof. Nanjundaswamy was also educated in the Netherlands and Germany. He was a Rockefeller scholar at The Hague Academy of International Law. He had taught in various law colleges in Bangalore.