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Former J&K CS Mir Nasrullah passes away

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Srinagar: Former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Secretary Mir Nasrullah passed away at his residence in Sonwar Srinagar on Wednesday morning. He was 95.

Mir is survived by daughter Dr Rubeena and son Mir Amanullah.

According to Mir’s family he was not keeping well for the past few months.

Before serving as Chief Secretary J&K, Mir taught at SP College Srinagar. He was married to Shama Bakhshi, daughter of then Prime Minister Bakhshi Ghulam Mohammad.

After retirement he had served as the chairman of Bombay Mercantile Bank.

Mir along with Sheikh Ghulam Ahmad were the first two Kashmiri officers to be inducted into Indian Administrative Service (IAS) through lateral entry.

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