Former Uttarakhand Governor BL Joshi passed away At the AIIMS hospital in Delhi, the last breath took place on Friday. Joshi, who came to Uttarakhand as the third governor, left a deep impression in his first two-year term.
Born in the small Kathu village of Nagaur district of Rajasthan, Joshi remained famous as an efficient administrator with simple nature during his tenure. There is a wave of mourning in the state on his demise. The 82-year-old passed away at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences today due to septic shock following an infection of the valves, hospital sources said.
Joshi was admitted to the hospital about 20 days ago. Uttarakhand Governor KK Paul in a condolence message remembered working in close association with Joshi in Delhi.