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Rajkhowa condoles Ahmed’s death

Arunachal Pradesh governor JP Rajkhowa has expressed shock at the sudden demise of his Manipur counterpart, Dr. Syed Ahmed in a hospital in Mumbai.

In a message, he said that Dr. Ahmed was a distinguished and veteran person who will be remembered for his contributions towards education, culture and environment as minister of state in Maharashtra and Chairman of State Haj Committee.

He was elected to the Vidhan Sabha five times as a representative of the Nagpada Constituency in Mumbai and also served as a state minister in Maharashtra, before his appointment as the eighth Governor of Jharkhand in 2011 and then sworn-in as the 16th Governor of Manipur on May 16, 2015.

Chief Minister Nabam Tuki has deeply mourned the said and untimely demise of the governor. In his message, Tuki said Dr Ahmad was instrumental in bringing reforms in the field of education, culture and environment during his tenure as minister of state in Maharashtra.

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