FM mourns death of Jaishankar’s mother

Diplomatic Correspondent

21 September, 2020 12:00 AM printer

Foreign Minister AK Abdul Momen expressed deep shock at the demise of Sulochana Subrahmanyam, mother of Indian External Affairs Minister Dr Subrahmanyam Jaishankar.

She died on Saturday in her 80s.

In a message of condolence to his Indian counterpart, the Bangladesh Foreign Minister prayed for the salvation of the departed soul. He also conveyed deep sympathy to Jaishankar and members of his bereaved family.

Jaishankar took to Twitter and wrote, “Deeply grieved to inform of the passing away 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.”