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Posted at: Jul 3, 2018, 1:18 AM; last updated: Jul 3, 2018, 1:18 AM (IST)

Ex-Navy Chief JG Nadkarni dies at 86

Mumbai: Former Navy Chief Admiral Jayant Ganpat Nadkarni 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, INHS Asvini. A widower, he is survived by two sons, including one who is a Rear Admiral in the Indian Navy. Settled in Pune post-retirement, he was an avid maritime historian and was a founding member of the Maritime History Society. His wife, Vimal Nadkarni, had died in late 2016. - IANS

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