KOTTAYAM (KERALA), July 8 - Senior Congress leader and former Meghalaya Governor MM Jacob passed away today at a private hospital in Pala near here due to age-related ailments, his family said. He was 90, reports PTI.
Jacob, a former Union Minister, had also served as deputy chairman of Rajya Sabha in the 80s. Jacob, hailing from Ramapuram in the district, had served as general secretary and treasurer of Kerala Pradesh Congress Committee and chairman, Kerala State Seva Dal Board and an elected member of AICC for many years.
His funeral will be held tomorrow. Senior Congress leaders including Kerala unit president MM Hassan condoled Jacob�s death. � PTI
Press release: Arunachal Governor Brig (Dr) BD Mishra (Retd) has condoled the demise of Jacob, former Governor of Meghalaya and Arunachal Pradesh, Itanagar Raj Bhavan said in a press release.
On behalf of the people of Arunachal Pradesh and Raj Bhavan family, the Governor conveyed his deepest condolences and prayed for the eternal peace of the departed soul.
Late Jacob was Governor of Arunachal Pradesh from January 24 to April 6, 2007.