Chief Minister K Chandrasekhara Rao has paid rich tributes to ‘Kaka’ G Venkata Swamy, leader of the down trodden and former Union Minister. In a message on the occasion of his 87th birth anniversary, Mr Rao said Kaka has yearned for formation of separate Telangana state all through his life. Reminding the great leader’s services, the Chief Minister said, “Venkata Swamy has fought for the upliftment of the down-trodden, the labourers and the working class all through his life. His services will be long remembered. He is an inspiration to the generations to come”.