Syed Sibtey Razi Death: Former Jharkhand Governor Syed Sibtey Razi no more, breathed his last in Lucknow

Pankaj Prasad
Former Jharkhand Governor Syed Sibtey Razi
Former Jharkhand Governor Syed Sibtey Razi

Syed Sibte Razi, an old Congressman and close to the Gandhi family, was the Governor of Jharkhand in 2005.

Syed Sibtey Razi Death: Former Jharkhand Governor Syed Sibtey Razi, who invited Jharkhand Mukti Morcha leader Shibu Soren to form the government , passed away on Saturday. He breathed his last at the Trauma Center of King George's Medical College, Lucknow. He was undergoing treatment for heart disease at King George's Medical College. The leaders of Jharkhand including Chief Minister Hemant Soren have condoled the death of Raji.

Ignoring NDA's numbers, Shibu Soren was sworn in

Syed Sibte Razi, an old Congressman and close to the Gandhi family, was the Governor of Jharkhand in 2005. In March 2005, he had invited JMM supremo Shibu Soren to form the government, ignoring the numbers force of the National Democratic Alliance (NDA). However, with the intervention of President Dr. Abdul Kalam on the complaint of BJP, His Excellency Razi's decision was changed.

Oath administered to Arjun Munda

After this, the way was cleared for the formation of NDA government in Jharkhand under the leadership of Arjun Munda. Finally, on March 13, 2005, the Governor administered the oath of Chief Minister to Arjun Munda. Syed Sibte Razi completed his 5-year term as the Governor of Jharkhand. He was the Governor of Jharkhand from 2004 to 2009.

Sibte Razi was elected to the Rajya Sabha thrice

Sibte Razi, who was the General Secretary of Uttar Pradesh Congress, was elected to the Upper House thrice. He was a member of Rajya Sabha from 1980 to 1985, from 1988 to 1992 and from 1992 to 1998. In this way thrice was elected to the Rajya Sabha. Sibtey Razi, who was close to the Gandhi family, was made the Governor of Jharkhand (Jharkhand Governor Syed Sibtey Razi) in the year 2004.

Born in Rae Bareli, Uttar Pradesh

Born on 7 March 1939 in Rae Bareli, Syed Sibte Razi joined Shia College after passing 10th from Hussainabad Higher Secondary School in Rae Bareli. He became active in student politics while studying in college. He had to do the job of an accountant in a hotel to get pocket money. After passing the B.Com examination from Lucknow University, he joined the Uttar Pradesh Youth Congress. Razi, who joined the Youth Congress in 1969, became the State President of the Youth Congress in 1971.

Hemant Soren mourned by tweeting

Along with Chief Minister Hemant Soren tweeted that the sad news was received about the passing away of Syed Sibte Razi Saheb, former Governor of Jharkhand State. Syed Sahab was the governor of the state from 2004 to 2009. May God give peace to the soul of Syed ji and give strength to the bereaved family to bear the hour of grief.

Arjun Munda condoles the death of Razi

Former Jharkhand Chief Minister and Union Minister for Tribal Affairs Arjun Munda has expressed deep condolences on the sudden demise of Syed Sibte Razi, former Governor of Jharkhand and Assam. He said that Syed Sibte Razi was a settled politician. May God rest his soul in peace and give strength to his family to bear this loss.

Congress President Rajesh Thakur said - lost his guardian

Jharkhand Pradesh Congress Committee President Rajesh Thakur condoled the death of Syed Sibte Raji. Said that we lost our guardian today. The death of Razi has caused an irreparable loss, which cannot be recovered in the near future. He said that he has a long social, political experience. He was a skilled politician and a strong orator.