Lalji Tandon

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Lalji Tandon
The Governor of Bihar, Shri Lalji Tandon in New Delhi on August 28, 2018 (cropped).JPG
22nd Governor of Madhya Pradesh
In office
29 July 2019 – 30 June 2020
PresidentRamnath Kovind
Chief Minister
Preceded byAnandiben Patel
Succeeded byAnandiben Patel
28th Governor of Bihar
In office
23 August 2018 – 28 July 2019
Chief MinisterNitish Kumar
Preceded bySatya Pal Malik
Succeeded byPhagu Chauhan
Member of Parliament, Lok Sabha
In office
16 May 2009 – 16 May 2014
Preceded byAtal Bihari Vajpayee
Succeeded byRajnath Singh
ConstituencyLucknow
Leader of the Opposition, Uttar Pradesh Legislative Assembly
In office
7 September 2003 – 13 May 2007
Preceded bySwami Prasad Maurya
Succeeded byMulayam Singh Yadav
Personal details
Born(1935-04-12)12 April 1935
Chowk, Lucknow, United Provinces, British India
Died21 July 2020(2020-07-21) (aged 85)
Lucknow, India
Political partyBharatiya Janata Party
Spouse(s)
Krishna Tandon (m. 1958)
Children3 (including Ashutosh Tandon)
ResidenceRaj Bhavan, Bhopal
Alma materKalicharan Degree College
WebsiteLok Sabha webpage

Lalji Tandon (12 April 1935 – 21 July 2020) was an Indian politician. He was the 22nd Governor of Madhya Pradesh from July 2019 to June 2020. He was a member of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP). He was a protégé of Atal Bihari Vajpayee.[1]

Tandon was hospitalized in June 2020 for a urinary tract infection.[2] He died on 21 July 2020 in Lucknow, aged 85.[3]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Lalji Tandon is BJP's LS candidate from Lucknow". Rediff.com. 27 February 2009. Retrieved 9 December 2018.
  2. Madhya Pradesh Governor Lalji Tandon hospitalised
  3. Madhya Pradesh Governor Lalji Tandon dies