Lalji Tandon (File photo) - Photo: PTI
Lalji Tandon (File photo) - Photo: PTI

Madhya Pradesh Governor Lalji Tandon died at the age of 85. The information was shared by a minister in the Uttar Pradesh government and his son Ashutosh Tandon via a post on Twitter. He wrote in his tweet – Babuji is no more. President Ramnath Kovind, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath have mourned his death. A spokesperson of the Uttar Pradesh government said that the state government has announced a three-day state mourning. Please tell that Lalji had been ill for the past several days and his treatment was being done in Lucknow.

Expressing sorrow over the death of the Governor of Madhya Pradesh, President Kovind tweeted, “We have lost a great leader with the demise of the Governor of Madhya Pradesh, Shri Lal G. Tandon, who did the cultural sophistication of Lucknow and who was a national leader with sharp acumen. I deeply mourn his demise. My heartfelt condolences to his family and friends. ‘

about him, Prime Minister Modi tweeted and said, ‘Shri Lalji Tandon will be remembered for his untiring efforts in social service. He played a key role in strengthening the BJP in Uttar Pradesh. He made his mark as an effective administrator, always giving importance to public welfare. I am saddened by his demise. ‘

Condoling the demise of Lalji Tandon, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath tweeted, ‘Mourned to hear the news of the death of Shri Lalji Tandon, the Honorable Governor of Madhya Pradesh. With his death, the country has lost a popular populist, a qualified administrator and a powerful social worker. He was the soul of Lucknow. I pray to God for the peace of the departed soul. My condolences are with the bereaved family.

Health deteriorated late at night
Lalji Tandon’s condition deteriorated again late on Monday night. He was placed on ventilator in critical condition. This information was given by Dr. Rakesh Kapoor, director of Medanta Hospital, Lucknow. He had said that his health is more serious today. They have been put on full support. Lalji Tandon

on June 11, was admitted to Medanta Hospital in Lucknow on June 11 due to difficulty in breathing, fever and difficulty in urination. His condition was getting worse day by day. For this reason, Uttar Pradesh Governor Anandiben Patel was given the additional charge of Madhya Pradesh.

The Governor of Madhya Pradesh was operated on 13 June. He was shifted to ventilator as the condition became critical. They also stayed on the by-pap machine for two days in between. According to Dr. Kapoor, director of Medanta Hospital, Lalji Tandon had a problem in kidney function. In such a situation, he had to undergo dialysis. Now there was a problem in his liver function too.


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