May 4, 2021

Former Union Minister and Former Governor of Jammu and Kashmir Jagmohan passed away. He was 94.


  • Jagmohan Malhotra (1927 — 2021), known by the mononym Jagmohan, was a former Indian civil servant and politician belonging to the Bharatiya Janata Party.

  • During his stint as vice-chairman of the Delhi Development Authority in the mid 1970s, he was recognized "for formulation and implementation of the Delhi Master Plan and for playing a pioneering role in planning and implementation of projects in Delhi".

  • He served as the Lieutenant Governor of Delhi and Goa, as well as the 5th Governor of Jammu and Kashmir.

  • He was nominated to the Rajya Sabha once and represented New Delhi in Lok Sabha thrice.

  • In the Atal Bihari Vajpayee Cabinet, he served as the Union Minister for Communications, Urban Development, Tourism and Culture.

  • He was honoured with Padma Shri in 1971, Padma Bhushan in 1977 and Padma Vibhushan in 2016.