8 Jan 2023

Former UP Assembly Speaker Keshari Nath Tripathi Passes Away

Lucknow: Former UP Assembly Speaker and veteran BJP leader Keshari Nath Tripathi has passed away. His health had deteriorated on Saturday. He breathed his last at home on Sunday morning. The family members were about to take him to Lucknow PGI today.

Two days ago, former Governor Keshari Nath Tripathi was brought home from Acura Critical Care Hospital in Prayagraj. There the doctors were keeping an eye on him. 

After the problem increased on Saturday, the doctors had advised to take him to Lucknow. Family members told that today preparations were on to take him to PGI Lucknow. But before that he passed away.

The three-time speaker of the UP Legislative Assembly was admitted to a local private hospital in December with a fractured hand and breathing issues.

After undergoing treatment at the hospital for more than a week, Tripathi was brought home, where he passed away in the wee hours of Sunday.

Keshari Nath Tripathi, born on November 10, 1934, in Allahabad, had an additional charge for short stints as governor of Bihar, Meghalaya and Mizoram. He was also the president of the Bharatiya Janata Party in Uttar Pradesh. He was a member of the Uttar Pradesh legislative assembly six times. 

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