11 Oct :The Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh has condoled the passing away of civil rights campaigner and former IAS officer Shri S.R. Sankaran. The Prime Minister in his condolence message recalled Shri Sankaran’s commitment to public service and high moral standards.
The Prime Minister’s condolence message is as follows :
“I am deeply grieved to learn of the passing away of Shri S.R. Sankaran. Shri Sankaran was a very fine human being and an outstanding civil servant. His commitment to public service, and to the disadvantaged sections of our society was deep and unswerving. His life and work, the very high moral standards he lived by and his simplicity will continue to inspire civil servants in the future. I offer my condolences to his family members and friends and pray for peace of his soul.”