President condoles passing away of Puducherry Lt. Governor

April 6th, 2009 - 6:26 pm ICT by ANI  

Pratibha Patil New Delhi, Apr 6 (ANI): President Pratibha Patil has condoled the passing away of Puducherry Lt. Governor Govind Singh Gurjar.

In a condolence message to his wife, Kamlesh Gurjar, the President said, ” Gurjar was a well-known public figure, who worked for the welfare of the people in Rajasthan, during his public life. His passing away is a deep loss for the people, especially for those in Rajasthan.”

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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