Published On : Thu, Aug 29th, 2013
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Former Lt Governor of Puducherry Rajni Rai passes away in Nagpur

Nagpur News: Former Lieutenant Governor of Puducherry and noted academician Dr Rajni Rai passed away in the wee hours today at her residence, family sources said.

Rai, 83, is survived by a son and three daughters.  A former principal of a local girls college, Rai was an active member of BJP women’s wing. She was Lt Governor of Puducherry from April 1998 to July 2002.

Rai was accorded a state funeral as her body wrapped in tri-colour was taken to a local crematorium.

District Collector Saurabh Rao, Commissioner of Police, K K Pathak, SP Nagpur rural Dr Manoj Sharma and city Mayor Anil Sole were present at the funeral.