Veteran journalist Balraj Mehta dead

New Delhi, June 20 (IANS) Veteran journalist Balraj Mehta died after a prolonged ailment resulting in kidney failure, his family said Thurssday. He was 92.

Mehta, who died Wednesday, started his career with the Patriot. He turned 92 May 18.

A well-known name in economic journalism, he contributed to many newspapers including Indian Express. He was also a regular contributor to the Economic and Political Weekly.

Mehta’s last article was written for the monthly magazine of the Indian Institute of Public Opinion (IIPO) magazine, of which he was the editor, about two months back, his son Raman Mehta told IANS.

Press Club of India will hold a condolence meeting for him Saturday at 5 p.m.

The opinions, beliefs and viewpoints expressed by authors, news service providers on this page do not necessarily reflect the opinions, beliefs and viewpoints of Hill Post. Any views or opinions are not intended to malign any religion, ethnic group, club, organization, company, or individual. Hill Post makes no representations as to the accuracy or completeness of any information on this site page.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.