Dr A. R Kidwai passed away at Escort Hospital in New Delhi.
Chandigarh, August 24—The Haryana Chief Minister, Mr Manohar Lal, has expressed deep grief over the sad demise of former Haryana Governor Dr A. R Kidwai who passed away at Escort Hospital in New Delhi. He was 96. He was survived by two sons and four daughters.
In a condolence message issued here today, the Chief Minister described Mr Kidwai as a seasoned politician and great academician who worked relentlessly for promoting research and development and for elevating the status of women by education and self-reliance. Mr Kidwai remained Governor of Haryana from July 7, 2004 to July 27, 2009. He also served as Governor of Bihar and West Bengal.
The Chief Minister conveyed his heartfelt condolences to the members of bereaved family and prayed to the Almighty that the departed soul might rest in peace.