Ex-governor Mata Prasad died following multi-organ failure

Lucknow (PTI): Former Governor of Arunachal Pradesh Mata Prasad died at a hospital here following multi-organ failure, an official said on Wednesday.

The 95-year-old was admitted to the hospital late on Tuesday night and breathed his last around midnight, a statement issued by the Sanjay Gandhi Post Graduate Institute of Medical Sciences (SGPGI) said.

He was admitted in a serious condition and was put on life support system but could not be saved despite all efforts, the statement said.

SGPGI Director RK Dhiman said Prasad died following a multi-organ failure.

Uttar Pradesh Governor Anandiben Patel condoled the death of Mata Prasad.

He served as one of the longest serving Governor of Arunachal from October 21, 1993 to May 16, 1999.

Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Pema Khandu consoled his death. He tweeted, “My condolences on sad demise of former Governor of Arunachal Shri #MataPrasad Ji. In his demise, the country has lost a dedicated and sincere administrator. I pray Lord Buddha for strength to his family to bear the loss. Prayers for the departed soul. Om Shanti!”

(With PTI inputs)

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