Shimla : The Himachal Journalists Forum has expressed grief over the demise of veteran journalist Rattan Singh Himesh and Prof TDS Alok a journalist and professor at the journalism department of Himachal Pradesh University.
â€œMr Himesh was a unique journalist and was also known for his spoof humour and entertaining columns in newspapers.He also wrote folk plays with a typical lower Mahasu flavour,â€ said Kanwar Yogendra, President, Himachal Journalists Forum, here.
â€œProf Alok a sauve and soft spoken man was a gentle and patient teacher.He had worked for various publications before joining the HP universityâ€™s teaching faculty,â€ Kanwar said.
In a 20 year career published widely. He has worked for the BBC, AFP, The Statesman, IANS and the Business Standard . Known for his hard hitting writing and occasional off-beat stories. He lives in Shimla.