Former Chief Secretary Iqbal Khanday, who was suffering from cancer, for the last two years passed away late last night at SKIMS Soura.
The 1978 batch IAS heid several top positions in government including principal secretary to the former chief minister Mufti Muhammad Sayeed.
Condolences pour in on Twitter after the news circulated on social media platform.
“Sorry to hear about the demise of Iqbal Khanday Sb. He was Chief Secretary in J&K & worked with me when I had the privilege of heading the government. My heartfelt condolences to his family & loved ones. Allah Jannat naseeb karey”, Ex-CM Omar Abdullha wrote on Twitter.