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Rajasthan Governor Prabha Rau dies

New Delhi: Rajasthan Governor Prabha Rau breathed her last at the All India Institute of Medial Sciences (AIIMS) here on Monday afternoon.

Seventy-four-year-old Rau was admitted here at around 11 a.m. after she slipped in the toilet at the Jodhpur House guesthouse.

The doctors declared her dead at around 12: 30 p.m.

Rau was sworn in as governor on January 25, 2010, after the demise of her predecessor Shailendra Kumar Singh.

She was earlier the Governor of Himachal Pradesh.

Born on March 4, 1935, Rau was elected to the Maharashtra Legislative Assembly in 1972 for the first time.

She was a Member of Parliament in the 13th Lok Sabha and was elected from Wardha (Lok Sabha constituency) in Maharashtra. She was also the former President of Maharashtra Pradesh Congress Committee.

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