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Rajasthan Governor Prabha Rau dead

Last updated on: April 26, 2010 13:47 IST

Rajasthan Governor Prabha Rau died at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences in News Delhi on Monday after she was admitted to the hospital following a heart attack.

75-year-old Rau was found unconscious on Monday morning in the bathroom of Jodhpur House in New Delhi and was immediately taken to the hospital, a state government spokesman said.

Congress President Sonia Gandhi was among the first to visit the hospital.

Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot has rushed to Delhi from Jaipur after hearing the news.

A former president of the Maharashtra Pradesh Congress Committee, Rau had earlier served as Himachal Pradesh Governor. She was shifted to Rajasthan in Janaury this year.

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