Former J&K Gov Jagmohan passes away, PM condoles demise
New Delhi, May 4 (UNI) Former Jammu and Kashmir governor Jagmohan Malhotra passed away here in the capital city after suffering from a brief illness.
He was 94.
Prime Narendra Modi expressed his condolences on the demise of former J&K governor on Twitter and wrote “Jagmohan Ji’s demise is a monumental loss for our nation. He was an exemplary administrator and a renowned scholar. He always worked towards the betterment of India. His ministerial tenure was marked by innovative policy making. Condolences to his family and admirers. Om Shanti.”
Jagmohan served two terms as governor in Kashmir – from 1984 to 89, and then from January to May 1990. He was also Vice-Chairman of DDA and was credited with demolition drive in old Delhi areas during emergency period 1975-77.