The maritime world has lost a pioneering leader and visionary with the passing of C.P. Srivastava, Padma Vibhushan and Secretary-General Emeritus of the International Maritime Organisation (IMO), in Genoa in Italy on Monday. He was 93.
Dr. Srivastava is survived by two daughters. His wife Nirmala Devi, founder of Sahaja Yoga, who exerted a profound influence on his ideals, predeceased him.