Former Uttarakhand CM ND Tiwari dies on his 93rd birthday


Radhika Dhawad | Oct 18, 2018 16:40

Former Chief Minister of Uttarakhand and Uttar Pradesh, senior Congress leader ND Tiwari passed away on his 93rd birthday
ND Tiwari (Photo source: Wikipedia)

Former Chief Minister of Uttarakhand and Uttar Pradesh, senior Congress leader ND Tiwari passed away on his 93rd birthday. Tiwari, who was the only CM of Uttarakhand to complete his five-year tenure in office, suffered from multiple organ failure, high fever and pneumonia on Thursday. Tiwari till date remains the only politician to be elected chief minister in two Indian states.

Former Chief Minister of Uttarakhand and Uttar Pradesh, senior Congress leader ND Tiwari passed away on his 93rd birthday
ND Tiwari’s son celebrates his father’s 93rd birthday moments before his demise

Tiwari breathed his last at Delhi’s Max Hospital, where he had been admitted since September last year, after suffering a brain stroke.

Tiwari, who was a political heavyweight, was a freedom fighter before he joined the Congress party.

He is survived by his wife Ujjwala Sharma and son Rohit Shekhar.