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President mourns the death of former Governor AR Kidwai

Shobhit Kalra

Shobhit KalraBy Shobhit Kalra

Published on 25 Aug 2016 11:28 AM GMT

President mourns the death of former Governor AR Kidwai
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Pranab Mukherjee
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New Delhi: President Pranab Mukherjee on Thursday expressed grief on the sad demise of former Governor of West Bengal and Bihar A R Kidwai. He was 96.

Kidwai passed away on Wednesday after brief illness.

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Pranab Mukherjee's message for Kidwai's son, Monis Kidwai:

  • I am sad about the passing away of AR Kidwai.
  • He was an esteemed colleague and a dear friend.
  • A freedom fighter, distinguished Parliamentarian and administrator, Kidwai served the nation in various capacities.
  • He was the Governor of Bihar, West Bengal, Haryana and Rajasthan.
  • He was honoured with Padma Vibhushan in 2011 for his life-long services to the nation.
  • Nation has lost an eminent leader whose services to the nation will always be remembered.

Shobhit Kalra

Shobhit Kalra

Writer has 10 years of experience in digital media. Presently working as Chief Sub Editor at newstrack.com. An avid reader and always willing to learn new things and techniques.

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