Salman Haidar

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Salman Haidar is a former Indian Diplomat. He has served as the Foreign Secretary of India.[1] His tenure was from 1 March 1995 to 30 June 1997.

Salman Haidar
20th Indian Foreign Secretary
In office
1 March 1995 – 30 June 1997
Preceded byKrishnan Srinivasan
Succeeded byK. Raghunath
Personal details
Madras, India
ChildrenNadeem Haidar and Navina Najat Haidar
OccupationDiplomat and Scholar

Personal lifeEdit

Salman is married to theatre actress Kusum. They have a son, Nadeem Haidar (SOAS alumnus) and a daughter, Navina Najat Haidar, author and art curator at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York.[2][3] Nadeem Haidar is married to Suhasini Haider, daughter of BJP politician Subramanian Swamy. Suhasini Haidar is a well known journalist and former CNN-IBN anchor.[4][5]

See AlsoEdit


  1. ^ "'Relations with Israel of tremendous significance'".
  2. ^ Sethi, Sunil. "Lunch with BS: Navina Najat Haidar, Museum curator".
  3. ^ "Navina Najat Haidar - TEDxMet Icons, 2015 - The Metropolitan Museum of Art".
  4. ^ "The Kohli-Pai juggernaut".
  5. ^ "Suhasini Haidar". 15 July 2014.


  1. ^ "Human rights activist Salman Haider missing from Islamabad". Retrieved 7 January 2017.