1. Home
  2.  |  
  3. News Capsule |  

Manipur Governor Syed Ahmed died

Sep 28, 2015 12:03 IST

Syed AhmedThe 16th Governor of Manipur, Syed Ahmed, on 27 September 2015 passed away in Mumbai due to cancer. He was 70.

A member of the Indian National Congress (INC), Syed Ahmed was sworn in as the 16th governor of Manipur on 16 May 2015. During his four-month tenure in office, he refused to give his consent to the Manipur Tenants, Visitors and Migrant Workers Bill, 2015, which was passed by the Manipur Assembly.

Syed Ahmed also served as the 8th Governor of Jharkhand from 4 September 2011 to 15 May 2015.

He was born on 6 March 1945. He obtained two master’s degrees in English and Hindi. He also obtained a doctorate in Urdu.

Ahmed joined the INC in 1977. He was elected five times to the Maharashtra Legislative Assembly as a representative of the Nagpada constituency in Mumbai.

He has also written an autobiography, Pagdandi se Shahar Tak.

Now get latest Current Affairs on mobile, Download # 1  Current Affairs App

Quick Digest

Who: Manipur Governor Syed Ahmed

Where: Mumbai

What: Died

When: 27 September 2015

Is this article important for exams ? Yes2 People Agreed
Read more Current Affairs on: Syed Ahmed , Manipur Governor , Jharkhand Governor , Manipur , INC

DISCLAIMER: JPL and its affiliates shall have no liability for any views, thoughts and comments expressed on this article.

Latest Videos

Register to get FREE updates

    All Fields Mandatory
  • (Ex:9123456789)
  • Please Select Your Interest
  • Please specify

  • ajax-loader
  • A verifcation code has been sent to
    your mobile number

    Please enter the verification code below

This website uses cookie or similar technologies, to enhance your browsing experience and provide personalised recommendations. By continuing to use our website, you agree to our Privacy Policy and Cookie Policy. OK