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Modi condoles death of ITC chairman Deveshwar

IANS  |  New Delhi 

on Saturday condoled the death of ITC Y.C. Deveshwar, who passed away at a earlier in the day.

"made a strong contribution to Indian industry. His efforts helped ITC become a professionally-run Indian company with a global footprint. Saddened by his demise. My thoughts are with his family, friends and group in this hour of grief," said in a tweet.

Deveshwar, 72, and was ITC's longest serving

The cause of his death is not known. He was diagnosed with cancer a few years ago.

He had joined ITC in 1968 and became the executive of the company in 1996. As ITC's longest serving chief, Deveshwar had led the company's diversification to an FMCG

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First Published: Sat, May 11 2019. 14:52 IST
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