Former Arunachal Pradesh Governor Mata Prasad passes away

Mata Prasad was appointed Governor of Arunachal Pradesh in 1993.


(PHOTO: Twitter/@PemaKhanduBJP)

Former Arunachal Pradesh governor Mata Prasad passed away in the wee hours of Wednesday following multi-organ failure, according to reports.

The 95-year-old leader was transferred to the Sanjay Gandhi Post Graduate Institute of Medical Sciences (SGPGIMS) in Lucknow from a private hospital on Tuesday night and breathed his last around midnight, the reports said.

The former governor was admitted with the diagnosis of multi-organ failure and was put on life-support system, but could not be saved, the reports added.

Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Pema Khandu took to Twitter to convey his condolence.

"My condolences on the sad demise of former Governor of Arunachal Shri #MataPrasad Ji. In his demise, the country has lost a dedicated and sincere administrator. I pray Lord Buddha for strength to his family to bear the loss. Prayers for the departed soul. Om Shanti!" the CM tweeted. 

Mata Prasad was appointed Governor of Arunachal Pradesh in 1993.
 

First Published:Jan. 20, 2021, 5:51 p.m.

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