Security and strategic guru K Subrahmanyam died in New Delhi [ Images ] on Wednesday after a brief illness. He was 82.
Subrahmanyam who is survived by his wife, three sons and a daughter, breathed his last at the All India [ Images ] Institute of Medical Sciences, family sources said.
He was suffering from cancer and diabetes but the end came after a heart attack, they said.
Subrahmanyam, a prominent international strategic affairs analyst, journalist and a former Indian civil servant, headed the Kargil [ Images ] Committee and was the founding director of the security think-tank Institute for Defence Studies and Analyses.
He also headed the Prime Minister's Task Force on Global Strategic Developments.
HUUUGE loss... RIP and a big thank you for all the services rendered to Desh.