Veteran journalist Kuldip Nayar dies at 95


New Delhi: Senior journalist and author Kuldip Nayar died at a Delhi hospital late on Wednesday night. He was 95.

Nayar died at around 12.30 am at a private hospital, his elder son Sudhir Nayar said.

Widely respected for his columns and reportage, Kuldip Nayar by his wife and two sons.

He was human right activist and ex-High Commissioner of India to the United Kingdom.

He was nominated as a member of the Rajya Sabha in 1997.

Expressing his condolences Prime Minister Narendra Modi tweeted, “Kuldip Nayar’s strong stand against the Emergency, public service and commitment to a better India will always be remembered.”

His last rites will be performed at Lodhi crematorium.

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