Madhya Pradesh Governor Lalji Tandon died this morning. He was 85, ill for the past several days and his treatment was going on in Lucknow.
His death is confirmed by his son and minister in UP government Ashutosh Tandon. He tweeted that Babuji was no more. Earlier on Monday, there was news that Tandon was in critical condition and was on a ventilator.
He is admitted to Medanta Hospital in Lucknow. He was very close to former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee. BSP chief Mayawati also considered Lalji Tandon as her brother and tied her rakhi. Actually He died at the age of 85.
She has also been an MP from Lucknow. CM Shivraj Singh Chauhan also went to Lucknow to meet him after his health deteriorated. Since then he was constantly in contact with his family members. Shivraj Singh Chauhan was constantly in touch with the family of Lalji Tandon.
He is also operating on 13 June. He is shifting to a ventilator when the condition is critical. According to Dr. Rakesh Kapoor, director of Medanta Hospital, He had a problem in kidney function. In such a situation, dialysis has to be done. Now he started having problems in liver function too.
History of Lalji Tandon
Born on 12 April 1935 in Chowk village of Lucknow, He is count among the senior leaders of the Bharatiya Janata Party. He is very close to former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee. He was a Member of the Legislative Assembly and Member of Legislative Council.
Lalji Tandon was also a minister in BSP, BJP alliance, and Kalyan Singh government. He is a field from the Lucknow Lok Sabha seat in 2009 after former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee’s health deteriorated. He defeated Congress candidate Rita Bahuguna Joshi by 40 thousand votes.
On 23 August 2018, He became the Governor of Bihar. After this, on 29 July 2019, he is the Governor of Madhya Pradesh. He is counting among the tallest leaders of the BJP. Prior to Madhya Pradesh, he has held the responsibility of Governor of Bihar. When former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee distanced himself from active politics, He contested from Lucknow seat.
In 2009, he defeated Rita Bahuguna Joshi from Lucknow seat. Prime Minister Narendra Modi has also condoled the demise of Lalji Tandon. On his Twitter account, he wrote that Mr. Lalji Tandon was a good knowledge of constitutional matters. He enjoyed a long and close relationship with Atalji. My condolences to Shri Lalji Tandon’s family and well-wishers in this hour of grief. Prime Minister Narendra Modi has condoled the demise of Lalji Tandon.