Obituary Events in August 2001
The former Chief of Naval Staff, Admiral Adhar Kumar Chatterji (87), in New Delhi.
Mr. Fred Hoyle (86), the English astronomer credited with coining the phrase ''Big Bang`` to describe academic theory on the creation of the Cosmos, in London.
The TMC president and long time associate of Kamaraj, Mr. G.K. Moopanar (70), at a private hospital, in Chennai.
Mr. Govan Mbeki (91), one of the greatest leaders of the liberation struggle in South Africa and father of the President, Mr. Thabo Mbeki, at his home in Port Elizabeth.