Satya Nadella’s Father Passes Away


Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella’s Father BN Yugandhar has passed away on Friday after a brief age-related illness.

BN Yugandhar is a retired IAS Officer. He belongs to the 1962-batch of the IAS. The high-level positions in which he served include Member of Planning Commission from 2004 to 2009 and Director of the Lal Bahadur Shastri National Academy of Administration at Mussoorie in Uttarakhand.

The 80-Year-Old Former Bureaucrat is known for his sincerity and simplicity. He worked under Prime Minister PV Narasimha Rao and Manmohan Singh. Telangana IAS Officers Association BP Acharya told, ‘BN Yugandhar is a role model for Young IAS Officers. May his soul attain salvation’.

Not many knew that BN Yugandhar hails from Anantapur. He settled down in Hyderabad post his retirement.