Former Cabinet Secretary TSR Subramanian passes away


New Delhi: Former Cabinet secretary TSR Subramanian has passed away, officials said on Monday. He was 79.

Extremely shocked to hear the sad news of the demise of TSR Subramanian. He was the tallest amongst all and is a big loss for the IAS fraternity and the nation. Deepest condolences to all family members. We hope and pray that your ideas and thoughts will continue to guide us, the IAS association said in a tweet.

Subramanian was the Cabinet secretary from August 1, 1996, to March 31, 1998.

The cause of death and other details were immediately not known.

Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman, Minister of State (MoS) for Personnel Jitendra Singh and other senior IAS officers have condoled his death.

Former Cabinet secretary TSR Subramanian is no more. Saddened by the news. He was affable, full of ideas and energy. In many a debate on TV channels, shared thoughts with him. Condolences to his family and his fraternity, she said.

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