Former Arunachal Pradesh Governor Mata Prasad died following multi-organ failure at SGPGIMS here on Wednesday. He was 95 years old.
Mata Prasad was admitted to the hospital last evening after being transferred from a private hospital, an official said. Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Pema Khandu deeply mourned the death of Prasad. In a condolence message, he said: “My condolences on the sad demise of former Governor of Arunachal Shri #Mata Prasad Ji.
In his demise, the country has lost a dedicated and sincere administrator. I pray Lord Buddha for strength to his family to bear the loss. Prayers for the departed soul. Om Shanti!”.Prasad served as minister in the Congress government in Uttar Pradesh in 1988- 89 and appointed as Governor of Arunachal Pradesh in 1993.