Former governor of Assam and ex-Union minister Bhishma Narain Singh died at the age of 85 at a private hospital in Noida following prolonged illness, hospital authorities on Thursday said.
Singh, who was diagnosed with “high grade B cell lymphoma with metastasis” died on Wednesday evening at Fortis Noida, they said.
“He was admitted to the hospital on July 28 and passed away on Wednesday at 4:35 pm,” a spokesperson of the hospital said.
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The former Assam governor died of “septic shock with multi-organ failure”, he said.