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Former Indian Ambassador to US Naresh Chandra passes away in Goa

Former Indian Ambassador to the US Naresh Chandra passed away at the age of 82 at a hospital in Goa on Sunday.


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Former Indian Ambassador to US Naresh Chandra passes away in Goa (Source: Wikipedia)

Former Indian Ambassador to US Naresh Chandra passes away in Goa (Source: Wikipedia)

New Delhi :  

Former Indian Ambassador to the US Naresh Chandra passed away at the age of 82 at a hospital in Goa on Sunday.

He took his last breath at around 10 pm due to multiple organ failure at Manipal Hospitals in Goa, a hospital official said.

Chandra’s office confirmed that he was admitted to the hospital on Friday. He had served as the Cabinet Secretary from 1990-92 and was the Indian Ambassador to the US from 1996 to 2001.

India’s second highest civil awards, the Padma Vibhushan was awarded to him in 2007.

With PTI inputs.

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First Published: Monday, July 10, 2017 08:21 AM


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