Former Prime Minister of India, Inder Kumar Gujral passed away in Delhi on Friday at Gurgaon’s Medicity Medanta Hospital. He was 92 years old.
Gujral had been admitted to the hospital a few days ago following a lung infection and was on ventilator support.
He was born on Dec 4, 1919 in the town of Jhelum, now in Pakistan. In April 1997, he became India’s 12th Prime Minister and remained on the coveted chair till March 1998. Other than this, he handled many important portfolios in the government during his illustrious career.
Gujral was a soft-spoken politician who will be remembered primarily for his keen interest in protecting and promoting India’s external interests.