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Former West Bengal Governor Keshari Nath Tripathi passes away at 88
- The former Governor of West Bengal, Keshari Nath Tripathi has passed away at his home in Prayagraj Uttar Pradesh. He was 88.
- Tripathi, who was born in Allahabad (currently Prayagraj) served as the Governor of West Bengal from July 2014 to July 2019.
- Prior to this he held additional charges as the Governor of Bihar, Meghalaya and Mizoram for short time.
- He was a member of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and the president of BJP in Uttar Pradesh.
- He was also a good poet and author.