Multi-faceted temperament and retired IAS officer Neela Satyanarayana – who developed history as the first lady State Election Commissioner (SEC) – succumbed to Covid-19 at a healthcare facility, formal resources mentioned below on Thursday.
An IAS officer of the 1972 batch, Satyanarayana, 71, held a lot of critical posts in the point out governing administration and lastly topped her 42-a long time of bureaucratic provider with the put up-SEC.
Popular as “a people-friendly IAS officer”, she was reputed for her fearless technique, hardly ever bending prior to the political course vis-a-vis community fascination in the course of the course of responsibilities throughout numerous departments in the state authorities.
Aside from, Neela Satyanarayana manufactured a mark as a prolific author, poet, lyricist, singer, composer and songs director who had composed music for scores of Marathi movies and a couple of Bollywood flicks. She had been admitted to a suburban authorities hospital a couple of days in the past for Corona procedure and breathed her previous early today, stunning state political circles.
‘A difficult administrator and also a delicate author’: Condolences pour in
Condoling her dying, Main Minister Uddhav Thackeray explained the point out will generally don’t forget her as “an skilled and sensitive individual who excelled in the discipline of arts and literature, inspired youth toward civil services” and earning the SEC closer to the masses.
Expressing shock, Deputy Chief Minister Ajit Pawar mentioned that her contributions to governance and literature will often be an inspiration for all.
Grieving about Neela Satyanarayana’s demise, point out Congress President and Profits Minister Balasaheb Thorat claimed that she was “a tricky administrator and also a delicate creator” and her untimely dying was saddening. Nationalist Congress Get together President Sharad Pawar expressed grief and reported “She was the 1st female SEC.. We have lost a humane and empathic ex-officer”.
About her 42 a long time services, Neela Satyanarayana managed essential tasks in textile, finance, revenue, lifestyle, data & public relations amongst other folks and put up-retirement, the then Congress-NCP federal government produced her the to start with woman to head the coveted Constitutional post of SEC, until July 2014.
Soon after demitting the office environment of SEC, she remained chaotic with social-cultural-tutorial functions, schooling females and youth via programmes like ‘Kranti-Jyoti’ and ‘Aarohi’, etc.