Tue, 09 Oct 2012 08:23:34 GMT

Former Gujarat governor passes away

Jaipur, Oct 8 (PTI) Veteran Congress leader and former governor of Gujarat Naval Kishore Sharma today passed away here after prolonged illness.

He was 87.

Sharma, who was born in Dausa district of Rajasthan, served as the governor of Gujarat from 2004 to 2009.

He was admitted to a private hospital a few days ago following respiratory problems.

Sharma is survived by two sons. One of them, Brijkishore Sharma, is Education Minister in Rajasthan government.

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