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Former Navy chief Admiral Jayant Ganpat Nadkarni passes away at 86

Nadkarni, the 14th Chief of Naval Staff, breathed his last at the naval hospital in Mumbai

IANS  |  Mumbai 

Admiral Jayant Ganpat Nadkarni
(pic: twitter @indiannavy)

Former chief, Admiral Jayant Ganpat passed away here on Monday, an official spokesperson said. He was 86.

Nadkarni, the 14th Chief of Naval Staff (December 1987 - November 1990), breathed his last at the naval hospital here,

A widower, he is survived by two sons including one who is a Rear Admiral in the

Settled in Pune post-retirement, he was an avid maritime historian and was a founding member of the

His wife, Vimal Nadkarni, had died in late 2016.

First Published: Mon, July 02 2018. 21:54 IST
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