The serving Ambassador of India in the Republic of Tajikistan Biraja Prasad passes away early morning yesterday (Feb 13, 2016) in his sleep. The 1998 batch IFS officer took over the assignment in Dushanbe on November 06, 2015.
While making it as the youngest Ambassador to any country Prasad (Brother In Law of Bishnupada Sethi; IAS:1995:OR) was posted in Madrid as the Deputy Chief Of Mission (Spain).
“Our deepest condolences to family of Amb Biraja Prasad, our Ambassador to Tajikistan who tragically passed away this morning. The thoughts and prayers of the Ministry and the diplomatic community are with you at this difficult time,” Swarup said in a series of tweets.
Weblink: News dated 14 July 2015