Jagmohan, former Union Minister and Governor of Jammu and Kashmir, died in the national capital Delhi on Monday. He was 93 years old and had been ill for some time. Jagmohan, an Indian Administrative Service officer, also served as the Lieutenant Governor of Delhi and Goa. Jagmohan started his career as a bureaucrat and was seen as a strict and efficient administrator. In the year 1984, he was appointed as the Governor of Jammu and Kashmir. When terrorism started spreading in this erstwhile state, he was again appointed as the Governor of the state in 1990 but was removed after a few months due to differences on the issue of terrorism with the government led by the then Prime Minister VP Singh. Gone.
Later Jagmohan joined the BJP. He represented the New Delhi parliamentary constituency three times in Parliament. He was also nominated to the Rajya Sabha once. While working as a minister in the government of former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee, he earned a lot of fame and established his distinct identity. He was also the Union Minister of Communications, Urban Development, Tourism and Culture in the Vajpayee government. He was awarded the Padma Shri in the year 1971. He was honored with Padma Bhushan in 1977 and Padma Vibhushan in 2016. Several dignitaries including President Ram Nath Kovind, Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu, Prime Minister Narendra Modi paid tributes to him on Tuesday.
Rashtrapati Bhavan quoted Ramnath Kovind in a tweet. With the death of Jagmohanji, the country became a wonderful urban planner. Competent administrator and scholar lost. His administrative and political career was full of matchless talent. The President said. “A void has been created by his (Jagmohan’s) demise, which will always be felt.” My condolences to his family and friends. ”The Vice President said in a tweet. “His incomparable contribution as the Governor of Jammu and Kashmir will always be remembered.” The country lost a skilled administrator with his death. ”Modi tweeted. “The death of Jagmohan ji is a great loss for our nation.” He was a skilled administrator and a distinguished scholar. He always worked for the betterment of the country. During his tenure as a minister, he formulated many innovative policies. My condolences to the family members and fans. “Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla said that Jagmohan’s death is an irreparable loss for the country.” “May God place the departed soul at his feet and grant the family the strength to bear the brunt” The term will always be remembered.
He tweeted and said. Jagmohanji was a skilled administrator and later as a dedicated politician, he took many important decisions for peace and progress in the country. The country is saddened by his death today. My condolences to his family. ”
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