PM condoles passing away of Puducherry Lt. Governor

April 6th, 2009 - 5:14 pm ICT by ANI  

Manmohan Singh New Delhi, Apr 6 (ANI): Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh has expressed grief over the demise of Puducherry Lt. Governor Govind Singh Gurjar.

In his condolence message, Dr. Singh remembered Gurjar as a prominent leader of Rajasthan and a dedicated social worker.

“Gurjar always kept up the high traditions of public life, and discharged his duties as the Lt. Governor of Puducherry with grace and dignity,” he said.

The Prime Minister conveyed his heartfelt condolences to the members of the bereaved family.

Gurjar died following a cardiac arrest here on Monday.

Gurjar, 77, was admitted to a private hospital on March 14 following a massive cardiac arrest when he was visiting his native village in Rajasthan.

He suffered another attack on Monday and was declared dead at 6:00 a.m.

Gurjar was appointed Puducherry Lt. Governor on July 23, 2008. (ANI)

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