Srinagar, May 04, KDC: Former Jammu and Kashmir Governor Jagmohan Malhotra passed away on the intervening night of Monday -Tuesday after brief illness in New Delhi.
He was 94.
Jagmohan Malhotra (born 25 September 1927), known by the mononym Jagmohan,, a former civil servant, held several key posts in his career, including the lieutenant governorship of Delhi and Goa. He was also elected to the Lok Sabha (the lower house of the Indian Parliament) and served as the Union Minister for Urban Development and Tourism. But his most contentious spell was in the governor’s house in Kashmir.
Jagmohan served two terms as governor in Kashmir – from 1984 to 89, and then from January to May 1990.