Former Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand chief minister Narayan Dutt Tiwari died after a prolonged illness in Delhi on Thursday. He was 93.
According to the reports, the former Union Minister passed away at around 3 p.m. at Max hospital in Saket.
Tiwari had been admitted to the private hospital in the national capital in September 2017.
He was shifted to the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) of the hospital in July and since then his condition continued to deteriorate.
Trivendra Singh Rawat, the Chief Minister of Uttarakhand, expressed grief over the demise of former Chief Minister of Uttarakhand and Uttar Pradesh ND Tiwari.
“God gives his family strength to overcome his loss. Tiwariji’s departure is a personal loss for me. Despite being in the opposition party, he always kept his affection and worked above party politics. Tiwariji has played significant responsibilities like the country’s Finance Minister, Commerce Minister and External Affairs Minister. Uttarakhand will never forget the contribution of Tiwariji,” Rawat said.
Born in 1925, the only politician to have served as chief minister of two states.
Tiwari served as Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh from 1976-77, 1984-85, and then from 1988-89. and later became the chief minister of Uttarakhand from 2002-2007.