New Delhi, Sep 19 (PTI) Sulochana Subrahmanyam, mother of External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar, passed away on Saturday.
Jaishankar informed about the demise of his mother in a tweet, along with a picture of her.
'Deeply grieved to inform of the passing away today of my mother Sulochana Subrahmanyam. We ask her friends and well-wishers to keep her in their thoughts. Our family is especially grateful to all those who supported her during her illness,' he said.
Jaishankar also shared a picture of his mother who was in her late 80s.
She is survived by her sons -- Jaishankar, S Vijay Kumar and Sanjay Subrahmanyam.
Union Minister Kiren Rijiju, BJP leader Ram Madhav, Niti Aayog CEO Amitabh Kant were among those who condoled Subrahmanyam's demise.
Her husband K Subrahmanyam, who was a noted strategic affairs expert and was known as the father of India's nuclear doctrine, died in February 2011. PTI MPB RT