Former Indian Ambassador To The US Naresh Chandra Dies

Chandra had served as the Cabinet Secretary from 1990-92 and was the Indian Ambassador to the US from 1996 to 2001.

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Former Indian Ambassador To The US Naresh Chandra Dies

Naresh Chandra passed away around 10 PM due to multiple organ failure, a hospital official said.


New Delhi:  Former Indian Ambassador to the US Naresh Chandra died at a hospital in Goa today. He was 82.

He passed away around 10 PM due to multiple organ failure at Manipal Hospitals in Goa, a hospital official said.

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

He was awarded India's second highest civil awards, the Padma Vibhushan, in 2007.


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