SunstarTV Bureau: Former Bihar and Jharkhand States Governor and former Punjab and Haryana High Court Chief Justice Rama Jois passed away on Tuesday morning in Bengaluru. He was 89.
The noted person has breathed his last after prolonged illness, family sources said.
The former Rajya Sabha MP was suffering from age related ailments, they further added.
Union Home Minister, Amit Shah, took his official twitter handle and tweeted over the demise of the eminent person, “My condolences on the passing away of a noted jurist and former governor of Bihar & Jharkhand, Justice M Rama Jois Ji. He made a lasting contribution to Indian judiciary. His efforts in restoring democracy during the 1975 emergency will always be remembered. Om Shanti Shanti.”
Chief Minister B S Yediyurappa expressed grief over the demise. “Deeply saddened by the demise of Sri Rama Jois, a retired judge. He had also served as a governor and a Rajya Sabha MP. I pray to God to give his family strength to bear the loss. May his soul rest in peace. Om Shanti,” he tweeted. Condoling the death, Karnataka Minister for Primary and Secondary Education S Suresh Kumar said in a tweet, “Justice M Rama Jois is no more. He passed away at 7.30 am today. May his soul rest in peace.”