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Gujarat Governor designate D N Dwivedi passes away

delhi Updated: Aug 01, 2009 07:52 IST
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Gujarat Governor designate D N Dwivedi, who was admitted to a hospital in New Delhi due to liver problems, died early Saturday morning.

He was 74.

Dwivedi, who was suffering from liver problems, was admitted to Intensive Care Unit of Gastroenterology department in Sir Ganga Ram Hospital on July 23, hospital sources said.

He was to undergo a liver transplant, but died at 4 am today, they said.

Dwivedi was appointed as succeeder of Nawal Kishore Sharma, who's five-year-term got over on July 24 this month.

However, he could not take charge immediately due to health problems and Maharashtra Governor S C Jamir was given additional charge of the state.