Kohima, July 21 (NEx): Nagaland Governor R.N Ravi, Chief Minister Neiphiu Rio, Deputy CM Y Patton, along with others condole the demise of the 22nd Governor of Madhya Pradesh, Shri. Lalji Tandon.
Governor R.N Ravi Condoles:
Governor R.N Ravi in his condolence message said, ‘I am deeply shocked at the sudden demise of Shri Lalji Tandon, Hon’ble Governor of Madhya Pradesh, on 21st July 2020. In his death the country has lost a dedicated and sincere public leader.
Late Shri Lalji Tandon had served the country in various capacities in public life including MLA, MP(Lok Sabha), Governor of Bihar and Madhya Pradesh. His enormous contributions to the Nation will be remembered for ever.
I convey my deepest condolences to the bereaved family members. Let the Almighty God give strength and fortitude to you and other family members to bear with this devastating loss and eternal peace to the departed soul’.
Chief Minister Neiphiu Rio Condoles:
“I am deeply grieved to learn of the demise of Shri. Lalji Tandon (12th April 1935- 21st July 2020) Hon’ble Governor of Madhya Pradesh, and a senior member of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) after a prolonged illness on 21st July 2020.
Late Shri. Lalji Tandon, son of Sh. Shivnarayan Tandon and Annpurna Devi was born in Chowk village. Lucknow, in the erstwhile United Provinces of British India, He entered politics in 1978 and had a long and diverse career, serving in various capacities.
He served several terms as a member of the Uttar Pradesh Vidhan Sabha, including as a Minister of State in various departments and also as a Member of Parliament during the 15th Lok Sabha in 2009. In 2018 he was appointed as the 28th Governor of Bihar and in 2019 as the 22nd Governor of Madhya Pradesh.
His demise is an immense loss to the nation, He was a leader who dedicated the major part of his life to the service of the nation and its bright future. My family and I, express our heartfelt condolences to the bereaved family members in this hour of grief. May his departed soul rest in eternal peace.”
Deputy CM Y Patton Condoles;
Nagaland Deputy CM Y Patton said, ‘The demise of Governor of Madhya Pradesh Shri Lalji Tandon Ji has deeply saddened me. May the Almighty provide strength to the bereaved family at this hour of grief!
In him, Bharatiya Janata Party has also lost a guiding light and the country a reliable leader. May his soul rest in peace!- tweets Patton.
Nagaland Minister’s and Legislators, Govt. Officials along with others also condole the demise of Governor of MP, Lalji Tandon.