Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella's father Bukkapuram Nadella Yugandher has passed away on Friday. Yugandher is said to 80 years old and for quite some time he is suffering from an age-related ailment.
Yugandhar, a 1962 batch IAS officer, had served in the Prime Minister’s Office under the late PV Narasimha Rao, and also as director of Lal Bahadur Shastri National Academy of Administration at Mussoorie. Yugandher hails from Anantapur and posts his retirement he is said to have settled in Hyderabad.
Telangana chief minister K Chandrasekhar Rao recalled Yugandhar as a sincere and honest officer known for his simplicity. Former Union Home Secretary K Padmanabhaiah recalled Yugandhar as a committed and brilliant officer. It is yet to be known whether Satya Nadella will fly to Hyderabad for the last rites of his father.