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Former IAS officer Christy Fernandez passes away in Kochi Categorical Occasions

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Christy Fernandez addressing the meet-the-press programme in Kochi on March 24, 2014.
| Photograph Credit score: VIPIN CHANDRAN

Christy Fernandez, 73, who served as Secretary to the previous President Pratibha Patil, died right here on Monday, December 4.

He was admitted on the Lisie Hospital in Kochi two weeks again following gastroenterology illnesses. The loss of life occurred round 12.20 a.m. His funeral will likely be held at St. George Church cemetery, Clapana in Kollam district at 11 a.m. on December 6, in accordance with relations.

A former civil servant, he belonged to the 1973 batch of the IAS Gujarat cadre. He had additionally served as joint secretary within the Agriculture and Petroleum ministries, further secretary within the Commerce ministry and principal secretary of the Gujarat City Improvement Council and was Secretary to the Division of Tourism.

Young supporters of Christy Fernandez in Ernakulam during the culmination of electioneering at Karugappally junction on April 08, 2014. file photo

Younger supporters of Christy Fernandez in Ernakulam through the fruits of electioneering at Karugappally junction on April 08, 2014. file picture
| Photograph Credit score:
VIPIN CHANDRAN

He had contested the 2014 Lok Sabha election as impartial candidate of the Communist Social gathering of India (Marxist) in Ernakulam and had misplaced the battle to Ok.V. Thomas of the United Democratic Entrance (UDF). Most not too long ago, he was serving because the chairman of Kerala State Industrial Improvement Company.


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