Former Cabinet Secretary TSR Subramanian Passes Away

TSR Subramanian was 79.  

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TSR Subramanian.

Former Cabinet secretary TSR Subramanian has passed away, officials said on Monday, 26 February. Subramanian 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.

His cremation will take place at the Lodhi Road crematorium in New Delhi at 5.30 pm, the association said.

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

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

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

Former Cabinet secretary TSR Subramanian is no more. Saddened by the news. He was affable, full of ideas and energetic. In many a debate on TV channels, shared thoughts with him. Condolences to his family and his fraternity.
Nirmala Sitharaman, Defence Minister, in a tweet

Singh said, "Saddened by news of the demise of former Cabinet secretary T S R Subramanian. My condolences to the entire IAS fraternity and his family."

Secretary, Department of School Education and Literacy, Anil Swarup, said: “Bichde sab bari bari (all left one by one)."

“One of the most outstanding officer T S R Subramanian is no more. Rest in Peace. RIP,” he said on Twitter.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi also expressed his condolences over the death of Subramanian, saying he had left his mark with his writings and interventions on public causes.

Shri TSR Subramanian distinguished himself as an outstanding civil servant. He also left a mark with his prolific writings and interventions on important public causes. Saddened by his demise. My thoughts and prayers are with his family and friends
Narendra Modi, Prime Minister

People all around the country expressed their grief towards Mr Subramanian’s death and remembered him for his ethics and professionalism.

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