Assam Governor Shiv Charan Mathur on Thursday following heart ailment at a hospital in New Delhi. He was 83. The end came at around 8 in the evening at thr Fortis Hospital in the national capital. According to information, the governor complained of respiratory trouble in the evening and was shifted to the Fortis Hospital s few hours after he was released from the Escorts Hospital following his recovery. Mathur was taken ill earlier this month and was shifted to Escorts Hospital in New Delhi June 18. Mathur was survived by his wife, two daughters and a son. The season political leader and two time Chief Minister of Rajasthan took over Assam governor in July last year. Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi who arrived in the Fortis Hospital immdiately after Mathur died lead Assam in mourning the death of the veteran political leader. The Assam government declared a state holiday declared on Friday as a mark of respect.
17 Jan 2008 - 1:52pm | editor
Asom Gana Parisahd president Brindabon Goswami had a narrow escape at a roadmishap in Raha on Thursday afternoon. But his driver was injured in the mishap. The inured friver has been rushed to the hospital and is undergoing treatment.