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Former IAS, minister J Alexander passes away

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Former Karnataka chief secretary and Congress leader J Alexander passed away Friday. He was 83.

BENGALURU:

Former Karnataka chief secretary and Congress leader J Alexander passed away Friday. He was 83.

His last rites will be performed on Saturday. He is survived by two children and four grandchildren.

He was being treated at a hospital in the city due to illness.

Alexander hails from Kerala, joined the IAS in 1963 with Karnataka as his cadre. He also served as chief secretary in 1992.

ಇದನ್ನೂ ಓದಿ: ಮಾಜಿ ಐಎಎಸ್, ಸಚಿವ ಜೆ ಅಲೆಕ್ಸಾಂಡರ್ ನಿಧನ

He later joined the Congress and was elected as MLA from the erstwhile Bharatinagar constituency in Bengaluru. He was the tourism minister in the SM Krishna government.

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