Ex-Assam governor dead

NEW DELHI, Aug 2: Former governor of Assam and ex-union minister Bhishma Narain Singh died at the age of 85 at a private hospital in Noida, following prolonged illness, hospital authorities said on Thursday.
Singh, who was diagnosed with “high grade B cell lymphoma with metastasis,” died last evening at Fortis Noida, they said.
“He was admitted to the hospital on 28 July and passed away yesterday at 4:35 pm,” a spokesperson of the hospital said.
The former Assam governor died of “septic shock with multi-organ failure,” he said. (PTI)