Jagmohan Former Governor Jammu and Kashmir passes away at 94
Jagmohan served as the Governor of J&K two times, the first term from 1984, and the second term from January to May 1990. Jagmohan was honoured with the three highest civilian awards.
Jagmohan, former Governor of Jammu & Kashmir, passed away at 94 after battling a brief period of illness in Delhi on May 3, 2021.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi expressed his grief over the death of the former Governor (J&K) and called it a ‘monumental loss for the nation’.
Home Minister Amit Shah also tweeted a picture of Jagmohan to share his deepest condolences on the demise of the former Governor (J&K).
Jagmohan Ji’s demise is a monumental loss for our nation. He was an exemplary administrator and a renowned scholar. He always worked towards the betterment of India. His ministerial tenure was marked by innovative policy making. Condolences to his family and admirers. Om Shanti.— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) May 4, 2021
Shri Jagmohan Ji will always be remembered for his remarkable tenure as the Governor of J&K. An able administrator and later a devoted politician who took key decisions for the nation’s peace & progress. India mourns his sad demise. My deepest condolences to his family. Om Shanti pic.twitter.com/aemBwkY3VN— Amit Shah (@AmitShah) May 4, 2021
About Jagmohan, former Governor (J&K)
Jagmohan Malhotra was more known as Jagmohan. Born on September 25, 1927, He served as a former civil servant and held posts of the Governor of Jammu & Kashmir and Goa, and Lieutenant Governor of Delhi.
Jagmohan served as the Governor of J&K two times, the first term from 1984, and the second term from January to May 1990.
He got elected to the Lok Sabha for the first time in 1996 and held the post of the Union Minister for Urban Development and Tourism.
Jagmohan was honored with the three highest civilian awards:
•In 2016, he was awarded the Padma Vibhushan, the second-highest civilian award, and
•In 1977, he was awarded the Padma Bhushan, the third-highest civilian award, and
•In 1971, he was awarded the Padma Shri, the fourth-highest civilian award.