Press Statement

NUJ(I) condoles passing away of veteran journalist & its former president Dr. N K Trikha

15 Jan, 2018

The National Union of Journalists (India) grieves the passing away of veteran journalist & Former President of NUJ(I) Dr. N K Trikha this afternoon. He was suffering from cancer and was 82.

He was Former editor Nav Bharat Times. He was served as Chairman of Hindustan Samachar news agency. Dr Trikha was also a member of Press Council of India for several terms and member of Majithia Wage Awards for working journalists and various government committees.

A life long trade unionist he was also founding member of NUJ(I) in which he held several posts for long. His passing away leaves a void in the NUJ(I) family and journalistic fraternity.

Dr Trikha leaves behind his wife and two son. NUJ(I) prays for his soul to rest in peace.

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