Lalji Tandon, Madhya Pradesh Governor Dies, Condolences on Twitter

Lalji Tandon, Governor of Madhya Pradesh, dies at 85

New Delhi:

Lalji Tandon, the Governor of Madhya Pradesh and a veteran chief, died at a hospital early on Tuesday. He was 85. President Ram Nath Kovind, Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh, different ministers of the Union Cupboard and Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan expressed their condolences on the loss of life of Lalji Tandon.

President Ram Nath Kovind mourned the loss of life of Lalji Tandon and described him as a “legendary chief”.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi wrote on Twitter: “Shri Lalji Tandon can be remembered for his untiring efforts to serve society. He performed a key position in strengthening the BJP in Uttar Pradesh. He made a mark as an efficient administrator, all the time giving significance to public welfare. Prime Minister Modi recalled that Lalji Tandon was an professional in constitutional issues and had a detailed affiliation with former PM Atal Bihari Vajpayee.

Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan stated, “Lalji Tandon’s loss of life was a private loss” to him and he’ll all the time be “remembered for his contribution in the direction of the nation’s progress”. Mr Chouhan added that Lalji Tandon all the time “guided” him for a very long time. The Chief Minister can be going to Lucknow to attend the final rites of Lalji Tandon.

“My deepest condolences on the loss of life of Lalji Tandon, Governor of Madhya Pradesh. Might God give power to the bereaved household,” Jyotiraditya Scindia, senior state BJP chief tweeted.

Different senior BJP leaders and ministers posted condolence messages on social media.

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath expressed grief over Lalji Tandon’s loss of life. The UP authorities has introduced a three-day mourning as a mark of respect to Lalji Tandon, who had decades-long political profession in Uttar Pradesh. He took over because the Governor of Madhya Pradesh on July 29, 2019.

Yogi Adityanath and Deputy Chief Minister Keshav Prasad Maurya paid their respects to Lalji Tandon.

Lalji Tandon’s final rites can be carried out at Gulala Ghat in Lucknow at 4:30 pm immediately.


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