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Young life cut short by violence: Modi condoles Infy techie’s death

india Updated: Mar 29, 2016 12:02 IST
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Infosys employee Raghvendra Ganesh went missing after terror attacks in Brussels. (PTI)

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday expressed his grief over the death of an Infosys employee from Bengaluru in Brusells bombings.

Raghavendran Ganeshan was missing since the deadly terrorists attack took place in the Belgian capital.

“A young life, full of hope & promise cut short by mindless violence... condolences to family of Raghavendran, who lost his life in Brussels.” Modi tweeted on Tuesday morning.

The Indian embassy in Brussels and the ministry of external affairs confirmed the death of Ganeshan on Monday.

Ministry spokesperson Vikas Swarup said Ganeshan was a victim of the blast that took place in the metro at Maelbeek station.

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The Indian Embassy said the mortal remains of Raghavendran are being handed over to his family for being taken to India.

“RIP Raghvendran ! We offer our deepest condolences 2 the family and friends,” the Indian embassy tweeted.

The Infosys too condoled Ganeshan’s death and said it will provide all possible support to the family.

“It is with deep regret that we confirm the passing of our colleague Raghavendran Ganeshan in the terrible attack in Brussels. Our thoughts and prayers are with Raghavendran’s family and with those who were injured or lost a loved one in these attacks. “We will continue to provide all possible support to his family in this hour of grief. We would request the privacy of Raghavendran’s family during this difficult time,” an Infosys spokesperson said.

(With inputs from PTI)