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.
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.
My heartfelt condolences on the passing away of former #UttarPradesh n #Uttarakhand CM, #NDTiwari ji. May God give strength to his family members n supporters to bear this loss. May his soul rest in peace.. pic.twitter.com/vi6i3qEKxl
— Ashok Gehlot (@ashokgehlot51) October 18, 2018
वरिष्ठ नेता श्री नारायण दत्त तिवारी जी के निधन पर शोक व्यक्त करता हूं। अपने लंबे सार्वजनिक जीवन में तिवारी जी राज्यपाल, मुख्यमंत्री, एवम् केंन्द्रिय मंत्री के रूप में जनसेवा से संबद्ध रहे। #NDTiwari pic.twitter.com/RDUz4UjttJ
— VicePresidentOfIndia (@VPSecretariat) October 18, 2018