Former chief of naval staff Admiral JG Nadkarni passed away at naval hospital in Mumbai yesterday. He was 86.
Nadkarni was the Navy chief from December 1987 to November 1990.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi has condoled the death of Navy Chief saying he served the nation with utmost diligence and was passionate about maritime history.
Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman also condoled his demise.