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RIP: Senior journalist Dileep Padgaonkar passes away

Senior journalist Dileep Padgaonkar passed away on Friday morning in Pune. The veteran journalist was 72 years old and was among the Kashmir interlocutors appointed by the United Progressive Alliance

Sakshi Chaturvedi

Sakshi ChaturvediBy Sakshi Chaturvedi

Published on 25 Nov 2016 11:54 AM GMT

RIP: Senior journalist Dileep Padgaonkar passes away
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Pune: Senior journalist Dileep Padgaonkar passed away on Friday morning in Pune. The veteran journalist was 72 years old and was among the Kashmir interlocutors appointed by the United Progressive Alliance (UPA).

Who was Dileep Padgaonkar?

  • He was a former editor of the The Times of India.
  • At the age of 24 he began his career in journalism and joined Times of India as its Paris correspondent after receiving a doctorate in humanities from the Sorbonne in June 1968.
  • He served as its editor for six years from 1988. From 1978 to 1986, he worked with UNESCO in Bangkok and Paris.

Following are the tweets of people mourning the sad demise of the Journalist:

https://twitter.com/sureshpprabhu/status/802052263074234369

https://twitter.com/msisodia/status/802058130553081856

https://twitter.com/sardesairajdeep/status/802051107644182528

Sakshi Chaturvedi

Sakshi Chaturvedi

A journalist, presently working as a Sub-Editor at newstrack.com.

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