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Veteran journalist Kuldip Nayar passes away at 95

August 23, 2018 08:40

Kuldip Nayar, veteran journalist and private secretary of then PM Shastri, passed away last night. He was 95 years old. His cremation is at 1 pm at Lodhi.

Following the demise, several people took to Twitter to pass on their condolences. 

Eminent historian Ramchandra Guha wrote, "Sorry to hear of Kuldip Nayar's passing. As I wrote here, he was a journalist who followed the dictates of his conscience rather than the lure of money or fame."

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