viernes, 30 de noviembre de 2012

Former Indian Prime minister IK Gujral dies at 92

"Inder Kumar Gujral" "IK Gujral" "Gujral" "Former PM" "IK Gujral dies" "Gujral dies" IK Gujral died" "Gujral dies" "Breaking news" "news" "Breaking today" Former Prime Minister IK Gujral, who headed a rickety coalition government in the late 1990s, died on Friday after a brief illness. Gujral, 92, breathed his last at 3.27pm in a private hospital after a multi-organ failure. He was admitted to the hospital on November 19 with a lung infection, family sources said. The former Prime Minister, who was ventilator support, had been unwell for sometime. He was on dialysis for over a year and suffered a serious chest infection some days ago. He will be cremated in nearby Delhi on Saturday. Gujral, who migrated from Pakistan after partition, rose to become the Prime Minister with a big slice of luck after he came up through the ranks - starting as vice-president in NDMC in the '50s to later become a Union minister and then India's ambassador to the USSR. Educated at DAV College, Haily College of Commerce and Forman Christian College, Lahore (now in Pakistan), Gujral took active part in student politics. After the tumultuous events that rocked the sub-continent in the wake of partition in August 1947, Gujral crossed over to India. Braving heavy odds with his perseverance, resilience and never-say-die attitude, Gujral first became vice-president of the New Delhi Municipal Committee in 1958. He formally joined Congress and six years later, Indira Gandhi, to whom he said he owed <b>...</b>
Views: 0
0 ratings
Time: 03:18 More in News & Politics

No hay comentarios:

Publicar un comentario