Legendary and iconic, Admiral Awati, no more

Legendary and iconic, Admiral Awati, no more

The legendary and iconic, Vice Admiral (Retd) Manohar Awati, who had inspired generations of sea-goers, passed away on Sunday. He was 91.

He died in his hometown Vinchurni at Palthan near Satara district of Maharashtra.

"A giant of a man, one of our tallest heroes and greatest icons. It's truly the end of an era. May his soul RIP," Admiral Sunil Lanba, the Chief of Naval Staff, tweeted.