New Delhi: Former Indian Prime Minister Inder Kumar Gujral (IK Gujral) passed away here on Friday. He was 93.
Gujral’s condition worsened on Tuesday as he fell unconscious. Gujral was admitted to the Medicity Medanta Hospital in Delhi’s suburban town in Haryana with a lung infection on November 19.
The former Prime Minister was unwell for some time. He was on dialysis for over a year and suffered a serious chest infection some days ago.
He served as the 12th Prime Minister of India from April 1997 to March 1998. Gujral was the second PM to govern exclusively from the Rajya Sabha, first being his immediate predecessor H.D. Deve Gowda.