Additional secretary, cooperative department Surjeet Singh passed away on Wednesday after brief illness. A 2001-batch KAS officer passed away at Naryana Hospital in Jammu.
Advisor to the Governor, Khurshid Ahmed Ganai, and chief secretary, B V R Subrahmanyam condoled the demise and expressed sympathies with the bereaved family members. They prayed for eternal peace to the departed soul. “The late officer will be in our thoughts and prayers,” chief secretary said.
The KAS officer’s association has expressed grief and shock over the demise. In a condolence meeting convened by association president Tasaduq Hussain Mir, the office bearers of the association and other officers expressed shock over the demise of their colleague. They prayed for eternal peace to the departed soul and forbearance to the bereaved family at this hour of grief.