Former Karnataka Governor Triloki Nath Chaturvedi passed away at the age of 90 on late Sunday night. He was admitted to Kailash Hospital in Sector 27 in Noida due to sudden chest pain where he took his last breath.
Vice President of India, Venkaiah Naidu tweeted expressing his condolences, “In his public and administrative life, as a CAG, Governor and MP, he served the country faithfully.”
Former Union Minister Anant Kumar Hegde also tweeted, “Humble tributes to our ex-Governor of Karnataka TN Chaturvedi who passed away last evening. He was an outstanding bureaucrat who was CAG in the 90’s before becoming the Governor of our state. May his soul attain Sadgati. Om Shanti Shanti Shanti!”
Triloki Nath Chaturvedi was an IAS officer and the Governor of Karnataka from 2002-2007. Post retirement from Indian Administrative Services (IAS), Chaturvedi took charge of the office of the Comptroller and Auditor General of India from 1984 to 1989. He was then the Governor of Karnataka on 21 August 2002. He then was the Governor of Kerala from 25 February 2004 until June 2004.
He was awarded the Padma Vibhushan in 1991.