Sat. Mar 2nd, 2024


Governors and Chief Ministers of a number of northeastern states condoled the demise of Padmanabha Balakrishna Acharya, who was the previous Governor of Nagaland. He was 92-years-old.

Popularly often known as PB, Acharya breathed his final at his house in Andheri west in Maharashtra on Friday.

Acharya, a veteran Bharatiya Janata Party chief, held the extra cost as Governor of Assam, Tripura, Manipur and Arunachal Pradesh, for various intervals.

Assam Governor Gulab Chand Kataria, his Nagaland counterpart La Ganeshan, Anusuiya Uikey (Manipur) and Chief Ministers Himanta Biswa Sarma (Assam), Pema Khandu (Arunachal Pradesh), N. Biren Singh (Manipur), Neiphiu Rio (Nagaland) condoled the demise of Acharya.

Neiphiu Rio in his condolence message mentioned that Acharya, who had served as Governor of Nagaland from July 19, 2014, to July 31, 2019, throughout his tenure, had the excellence of serving with three Chief Ministers of the state, and he had a wonderful rapport with all of them.

He had good relations with political events throughout the spectrum within the state and he was notably fond of youngsters from destitute and welfare houses and opened his coronary heart and Raj Bhavan for them, the Nagaland Chief Minister mentioned.

Nagaland Raj Bhavan additionally despatched a condolence message to Acharya’s spouse Kavita Acharya.

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