PM condoles demise of Naresh Chandra

PM condoles demise of Naresh Chandra

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi today condoled the demise of ex-civil servant and former Indian Ambassador to US Naresh Chandra. " Naresh Chandra was an outstanding public servant, who left an indelible mark on matters of governance and policy. Pained by his demise. I remember an insightful discussion with Naresh Ji, who as USA ambassador invited me for dinner. He believed in strong India-USA friendship,'' the Prime Minister tweeted. The former Indian Ambassador passed away at a private hospital near Panaji last night due to multiple organ failure. Chandra (82), a Padma Vibhushan awardee, had served as the Cabinet Secretary from 1990-92 and was the Indian Ambassador to the US from 1996 to 2001. He was conferred Padma Vibhushan in year 2007

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