Ex-Prime Minister, I K Gujral passes away

Former Prime Minister I K Gujral,  died today after a brief illness. Gujral, 92, breathed his last at 3.27 pm in a private hospital after a multi-organ failure.

He was admitted to the hospital on November 19 with a lung infection, family sources said.

The former Prime Minister, who was ventilator support, had been unwell for sometime. He was on dialysis for over a year and suffered a serious chest infection some days ago. He will be cremated in nearby Delhi tomorrow.

He was in In office as 12th  Prime minister  from 21 April 1997 – 19 March 1998.  As Minister for external affairs from 1 June 1996 – 19 March 1998