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Five-day state mourning in Madhya Pradesh on Governor Lalji Tandon’s demise

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Bhopal: The Madhya Pradesh government on Tuesday declared a five-day state mourning on the demise of  State Governor Lalji Tandon.

The national flag will fly half-mast at government buildings in the state till July 25.

Tandon, 85, was a seasoned politician. He had a dominating presence in Uttar Pradesh where he served as cabinet minister and was elected to the assembly thrice. He entered politics after completing his graduation and became a minister for the first time in 1991-92.

Tandon was  former Lok Sabha MP. He represented the Lucknow Lok Sabha seat (2009-14) when former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee did not contest that seat. He was leader of the UP legislative council twice during 1997 2002 and 2003-2007.

Tandon took oath as Madhya Pradesh governor on July 29, 2019, when the Congress was in power in the state.bprior to that he was the Bihar Governor. 

Governor gives Kamal Nath 17 March as deadline to prove his majority

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Bhopal: Madhya Pradesh Governor Lalji Tandon has written a hard-hitting letter to Chief Minister Kamal Nath, asking him to prove his majority by Tuesday 17 March 2020.

If he fails to prove his majority by Tuesday, it will be considered that the government does not have a majority, Kamal Nath has been told categorically by the Governor.

The Governor has taken strong exception to the language used by the Chief Minister in response to his earlier letter and dubbed it as unparliamentary.