Ex JK Governor G C Saxena Dies At 90

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New Delhi: Former Jammu and Kashmir Governor Girish Chandra Saxena, lovingly called Gary, died here today after a brief illness, his family said. 

He was 90.

Saxena’s brother Naresh Chandra, former Cabinet Secretary and Ambassador to the US, said he was rushed to a hospital in the wee hours after he complained of breathlessness. 

He was declared dead at 4:30 AM, Chandra said. He was born in Agra in 1928 and is survived by his wife and two daughters.

He held the office of the Governor J&K from 26 May 1990 to 13 March 1993  for first term.

He took over as Governor of the State on 2 May 1998 for the second time.

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