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Chhattisgarh Governor Balramji Dass Tandon dies
Published : Aug 14, 2018, 3:54 pm IST
Updated : Aug 14, 2018, 4:22 pm IST
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Chhattisgarh Governor Balramji Dass Tandon died at hospital
Chhattisgarh Governor Balramji Dass Tandon died at hospital

Chhattisgarh Governor Balramji Dass Tandon died at a hospital here today, an official said. He was 90...

Chhattisgarh Governor Balramji Dass Tandon died at a hospital here today, an official said. He was 90. Tandon was rushed to the state-run Dr B R Ambedkar Memorial Hospital here this morning after he complained of uneasiness, the governor's secretary, Surendra Kumar Jaiswal, said. He later died at the hospital, he said.

PM Narendra Modi Condoles the demise of Balramji Dass Tandon:

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Tandon, one of the founder members of the Jansangh which later became the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), became the governor of Chhattisgarh in July 2014. During his long political career, he has served on various posts, including as deputy chief minister of Punjab. The six-time MLA was also jailed from 1975 to 1977 during Emergency.

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Location: India, Chhatisgarh, Raipur

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