12 Jul 2017

President of India condoles the passing away of Shri Naresh Chandra

The President of India, Shri Pranab Mukherjee has condoled the passing away of Shri Naresh Chandra.

In a message to his niece Mrs. Vatsala Kumar, the President has said, “I am sad to learn about the demise of Shri Naresh Chandra.

As an outstanding IAS officer, Shri Chandra served the nation in various capacities including Cabinet Secretary, Government of India, Governor of Gujarat and Ambassador of India to the United States of America. In recognition of his services, he was awarded ‘Padma Vibhushan’ in 2007. His valuable services to the nation in various capacities will always be remembered.

Please accept my heartfelt condolences and convey the same to the members of your family. May you all have the strength to bear this irreparable loss with courage and fortitude”.

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