Veteran Journalist Kuldip Nayar passes away at 95

Veteran Journalist Kuldip Nayar passes away at 95

Veteran journalist Kuldip Nayar passes away at the age of 95 in Delhi on Thursday after a brief illness. Nayar died around 12:30 AM at a hospital. PM Narendra Modi also paid tributes to the journalist:

Nayar was born in Sialkot in 1923 and was the first journalist to be jailed at the time of Emergency. He was also a human rights activist, served as High Commissioner to the UK in 1990 and was also nominated to the Rajya Sabha.

He also wrote books and had written a biography ‘Beyond The Lines’. He was keen in the peace relationship between India and Pakistan.

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