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18/10/2018 4:50 PM IST | Updated 18/10/2018 4:51 PM IST

ND Tiwari, Former UP Chief Minister, Dies Aged 93

Tiwari has served as a Union minister in several Congress governments.

ND Tiwari in a file photo.
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ND Tiwari in a file photo.

NEW DELHI — Former Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Narayan Dutt Tiwari died at a private hospital in New Delhi on Thursday after a prolonged illness, doctors said.

He was 93.

Tiwari was admitted at the Max Super Speciality Hospital and died at 2:50 pm, the doctors said.

The politician was shifted to the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) of the hospital on 26 October. He was suffering from fever and pneumonia.

A team of doctors was monitoring his condition in the ICU round the clock.

The veteran leader has served as a Union minister in several Congress governments and as the Andhra Pradesh governor. He also served as Uttarakhand chief minister.