RIP, G Kasturi, Editor, The Hindu (1965-91)

24 Sep,2012

Screengrab of The Hindu report announcing the passing away of G Kasturi

By A Correspondent

 

Mr G Kasturi, veteran journalist and Editor of The Hindu from 1965 to 1991 passed away last Friday (September 21). He was 87.

 

Reports The Hindu: “The end came peacefully at 2 a.m. on September 21. He had been unwell for some time, but was alert and active till the last. The cremation took place on Friday afternoon at the Mylapore crematorium. He is survived by his wife of 64 years, Kamala, sons K. Balaji and K. Venugopal, daughter Lakshmi Srinath, and five granddaughters and two great-grandchildren.”

 

Links to coverage on Mr G Kasturi:

Report in The Hindu and former Editor-in-Chief N Ram’s comment:

http://www.thehindu.com/news/national/former-editor-g-kasturi-passes-away/article3919690.ece

 

Photo feature in The Hindu

http://www.thehindu.com/news/national/a-photo-feature-on-g-kasturi/article3919952.ece?homepage=true&ref=slideshow

 

Links to various tributes in The Hindu

http://www.thehindu.com/system/topicRoot/G__KASTURI__1924-2012_/

 

Mahesh Vijapurkar on G Kasturi in Firstpost

http://www.firstpost.com/india/what-made-g-kasturi-different-from-other-editors-464693.html

 

Sans serif: Hindu’s longest serving editor G. Kasturi: RIP

http://wearethebest.wordpress.com/2012/09/21/hindus-longest-serving-editor-g-kasturi-rip/

 

 

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