Thu. Nov 26th, 2020

PM Modi and Prez Kovind condoles death of mathematician CS Seshadri

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New Delhi,  July 18 (HS) President Ram Nath Kovind and Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday condoled the demise of mathematician Prof. CS Seshadri.

President Ram Nath Kovind said in a tweet, “A multifaceted personality and mathematical genius, Prof C.S. Seshadri is known for his exceptional contribution in algebraic geometry. In his passing we have lost an institution builder. My heartfelt condolences to his family and friends.”

Prime Minister Narendra Modi said in a tweet, “In the passing away of Professor C.S. Seshadri, we have lost an intellectual stalwart who did outstanding work in mathematics. His efforts, especially in algebraic geometry, will be remembered for generations. Condolences to his family and admirers. Om Shanti!”

It is noteworthy that one of the leaders of Indian Mathematics in the post-Independence era, Professor CS Seshadri died in Chennai yesterday. He was 88.