Former Navy chief J.G. Nadkarni passes away

Former Indian Navy chief, Admiral Jayant Ganpat Nadkarni passed away here on Monday, an official spokesperson said. He was 86.
Nadkarni, the 14th Chief of Naval Staff (December 1987 - November 1990), breathed his last at the Naval Hospital here, INHS Asvini.
A widower, he is survived by two sons including one who is a Rear Admiral in the Indian Navy.
Settled in Pune post-retirement, he was an avid maritime historian and was a founding member of the Maritime History Society.
His wife, Vimal Nadkarni, had died in late 2016.
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