Goa’s Director General of Police Pranab Nanda passes away aged 57 due to cardiac arrest while on an official visit to the national capital.
Nanda was on a visit to Delhi after attending official functions in Goa on Friday. He died late on Friday night, the official said.
Confirming Nanda’s demise, Inspector General of Police Jaspal Singh said, “We were informed by his family that Nanda is no more. He died due to cardiac arrest. It’s shocking.”The 1988-batch IPS officer was transferred to Goa on February 25 this year.
Expressing grief over the death of Nanda, Goa Chief Minister Pramod Sawant tweeted, “Shocked and saddened by the untimely demise of Shri Pranab Nanda (IPS), DGP, Goa. My deepest sympathies to his family members.May God comfort them in this hour of grief.”
Leader of Opposition in the Goa Assembly Digambar Kamat said, “My condolences to his wife IPS Sundari Nanda who served as deputy inspector general of police in Goa during my tenure as chief minister. My thoughts are with his family during this time of grief.”