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Former Additional Chief Secretary D Babu Paul dies

Press Trust of India  |  Thiruvananthapuram 

Former Additional Chief Secretary of Kerala, D Paul died early Saturday at a private hospital here.

He had been admitted to the hospital last Friday for heart related ailments.

Paul, a noted administrator and writer, was 77 and leaves behind a son and daughter.

His wife had predeceased him in 2000, family sources said.

The mortal remains would be taken to Kurvillangad in Kochi for the funeral to be held on Sunday.

Paul, presently a member of Infrastructure Investment Fund Board (KIIFB), was a member for local self-government institutions of during 2000-01.

Before being appointed as the from 1998-2000, the had also served as the Vice Chancellor of University, Transport Commissioner, Chairman, Cochin Port Trust, among others.

Paul was the of the first Malayalam Bible Dictionary 'Veda Sabda Rathnakaran' besides being the authour of various books in English and Malayalam.

His Autobiographical Service story 'Katha Ithuvare' was published in 2001.

Pinarayi Vijayan, of Opposition in the assembly, were among those who condoled his death.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Sat, April 13 2019. 12:55 IST