20October2019

Andaman Chronicle

The Daily Diary of the Islands

State BJP Leader KN Suresh No More

Port Blair, May 20: Shri K.N. Suresh, State Executive Member of Bharatiya Janata Party and the National Executive of Raashtreeya Shaikshik Mahasangh died today in a shocking incident at his residence at Prem Nagar. He was also the President of Hotel and Restaurant Association, Port Blair and the President of MES Contractors Association. Late KN Suresh was also a recipient of LG’s Commendation. The reason for his death is assumed to be suicide. He was 50 and is survived by his wife, a son and a daughter.

Late K.N. Suresh was seen in the morning hours at about 10.30 am -11.00 am at BJP Bhawan and had also visited the Bank of Baroda for some transactions, sources inform. Later at around 12 noon, news flashed from various corners that KN Suresh had committed suicide at his residence, sending a shock wave among the islanders, with a suspicion raised about the cause of death.

The death of Shri K.N. Suresh has been mourned by the Lt. Governor Lt Gen (Retd) Bhopinder Singh. In a message the LG said that KN Suresh’s visionary approach always aimed at overall development and welfare of the islands. He was a known social activist and was instrumental in creating social harmony and promoting awareness amongst the islanders to pursue higher and professional education through Distance Education programme. In recognition of his outstanding contribution in the field of education and social work, Lieutenant Governor’s Commendation was also awarded to Shri KN Suresh in 2012 on Independence Day.

Meanwhile the Member of Parliament, Shri. Bishnu Pada Ray has condoled the death of Shri. K.N. Suresh. The MP in his message said that Shri Suresh was the state Executive Member of the Barathiya Janata Party, and he has played active role for the party. The party has lost a visionary with his death.  A very active social worker Shri Suresh has been in the National Executive of the Raashtreeya Shaikshik Mahasangh, and was very concerned with the teacher’s grievances.  Shri Ray prays to the almighty to give strength to the bereaved family to bear the irreparable loss.

The PCC President, Shri Kuldeep Rai Sharma, has also expressed his shock on the untimely death of Shri K. N. Suresh who left the world on today. The PCC President and all leaders of Pradesh Congress Committee deeply mourn the death and pray to Almighty for eternal peace of the souls and strength to their family members. The PCC President has also mourned the demise of Shri K. Vellimalai, F/o Shri V. Saravana Kumar, Editor Sagar who breathed his last on 19th May 2013.

The demise of Shri KN Suresh has also been mourned by Shri M. Vinod, President, Association of Tour Operators, A&N Islands.

Andaman Chronicle deeply mourns the shocking and untimely demise of Shri K.N. Suresh. We pray to the Almighty to give eternal rest to the soul of the departed and enough strength to the bereaved family members to bear this irreparable loss.