Updated: September 20, 2020 12:27:30 am
Sulochana Subrahmanyam, mother of External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar, passed away on Saturday. Jaishankar informed about the demise of his mother in a tweet, along with a picture of her.
“Deeply grieved to inform of the passing away today of my mother Sulochana Subrahmanyam. We ask her friends and well-wishers to keep her in their thoughts. Our family is especially grateful to all those who supported her during her illness,” he said.
Jaishankar also shared a picture of his mother who was in her late 80s.
She is survived by her sons — Jaishankar, S Vijay Kumar and Sanjay Subrahmanyam.
Union Minister Kiren Rijiju, BJP leader Ram Madhav, Niti Aayog CEO Amitabh Kant were among those who condoled Subrahmanyam’s demise.
Her husband K Subrahmanyam, who was a noted strategic affairs expert and was known as the father of India’s nuclear doctrine, died in February 2011.
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