Om Prakash Kohli
Former Gujarat governor and veteran Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Om Prakash Kohli has passed away at the age of 87. He was the 19th governor of Gujarat from 2014 to 2019. While presiding as Gujarat governor, he also served as the governor of Madya Pradesh and Goa. A former Rajya Sabha member and ex-president of BJP in Delhi, he was also a leading academician.
Kohli, who also leading academician, taught at Hansraj Colleges and Deshbandhu College in Delhi for many years before retiring as a reader in 1994. He was also a prominent student leader and all-India president of Akhil Bharatiya Vidya Parishad (ABVP). He served in the Rajya Sabha from 1994 to 2000 and chaired the housing committee, among other committee memberships.
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