This Saturday evening, Prime Minister Narendra Modi, condoles the passing away of eminent Indian Mathematician C S Seshadri. The twitter handle of PM Narendra Modi, posted a tweet showing condolences about the loss of Elite Mathematician C S Seshadri.

Prof. C S Seshadri was one of the most iconic and eminent mathematician of the Post-independent era. Prof. Seshadri passed away at the age of 88 years, this Friday at Chennai. PM Narendra Modi and Home minister Amit Shah, tweeted their condolences to the family and known for the irreparable loss.


Prof.C S Sehsadri, born in 1932, was a eminent indian mathematician. He was the founder and director of Chennai Mathematical Institute. He is know for his tremendous amounts of contribution in algebraic geometry. A constant is also named after him as, “Seshadri Constant”.

Prof. Seshadri was awarded with Padma Bhushan in 2009. He received the Srinivasa Ramanujan Medal from the Indian Academy of Sciences. He became a fellow of American Mathematical Society in 2012.

Prof. Seshadri, worked as visiting professor at various eminent Universities around the globe. To name some are Harvard University, Cambridge; University of Paris, France.

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President of India, Sir Ram Nath Kovind tweeted his heartfelt loss of Prof. C.S. Seshadri.

Prof. C.S. Seshadri, was truly a legendary mathematician and teacher. His contribution towards mathematical research will remain always.

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