Former UP and Uttarakhand CM ND Tiwari passes away

The 93-year-old politician is the only Indian to have served as chief minister of two states.

Former UP and Uttarakhand CM ND Tiwari passes away
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NEW DELHI: Former Uttarakhand Chief Minister Narayan Datt Tiwari passed away on Thursday.

The three-time Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister breathed his last at Max hospital in New Delhi’s Saket.

The 93-year-old politician is the only Indian to have served as chief minister of two states.

He served as chief minister of Uttar Pradesh from 1976-77, 1984-85, and then from 1988-89. He also served as the Uttarakhand Chief Minister from 2002-2007.

In 1986-1987, Tiwari served in then Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi’s cabinet as the Minister for External Affairs.

He also served as the Governor of Andhra Pradesh from 2007 to 2009.

With agency inputs