The President of India, Shri Pranab Mukherjee has condoled the passing away of Dr. A.R. Kidwai, former Governor of Bihar, West Bengal, Haryana and Rajasthan.
In a message to his son, Shri Monis Kidwai, the President has said, “I am sad to learn about the passing away Dr. A.R. Kidwai, an esteemed colleague and a dear friend of long years.
A freedom fighter, distinguished Parliamentarian and administrator, Dr. Kidwai served the nation in various capacities including as Governor of Bihar, West Bengal, Haryana and Rajasthan. For his life-long services, the grateful nation honoured him with ‘Padma Vibhushan’ award in 2011. In his death, the nation has lost an eminent leader whose services to the nation will always be remembered.
Please accept my heartfelt condolences and convey them to the members of your family. I pray to the Almighty to give you and your family the strength and courage to bear this irreparable loss”.