Puducherry Lt. Governor dies of a heart attack

April 6th, 2009 - 12:27 pm ICT by ANI  

New Delhi, Apr. 6 (ANI): Puducherry’s Lieutenant Governor Govind Singh Gurjar died in New Delhi on Monday following a cardiac arrest.

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.

Pudducherry Chief Minister, V. Vaidhilingam and his cabinet ministers have offered condolences on Gurjar’s demise.

The Puducherry administration has declared a holiday for all state government offices.

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

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