(TOI) Former Editor Veteran journalist Dileep Padgaonkar Passes Away at age 72 years :- Senior journalist Dileep Padgaonkar passed on in a Pune healing center on Friday. A previous editorial manager with The Times of India, Padgaonkar had diabetes and kidney-related issues. Padgaonkar was admitted to the healing facility on November 18, While he was 72.
Dileep Padgaonkar started his vocation in news coverage at 24 years old as the Paris journalist of The Times of India. Further, in 1988, he was designated the editorial manager.
He served as the supervisor of the daily paper for a long time. He was likewise part of a three-part conversationalists’ group chose by the Center in 2010 to hold chats with the general population in Jammu and Kashmir.
He worked as its editor for 6 years from 1988 and from 1978 to 1986, he served with UNESCO in Bangkok and Paris. Latterly he was among the Kashmir interlocutors selected by the UPA.
The death of the famous journalist was missed by many on Twitter. Union Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu tweeted out for the late journalist. Very saddened by passing away of the dear friend, veteran journalist Dileep Padgaonkar. Sympathies to the family.
Founder editor of the online news website The Wire Sidharth Vardarajan said it was a “terrible loss, feel gutted.” “Just heard that my friend and former editor, Dileep Padgaonkar, passed away in Pune. Terrible loss, feel gutted.
Rajdeep Sardesai too hailed him as , a man of culture and intellect. My first editor Dileep Padgaonkar, a man of culture and intellect, someone who encouraged young talent, has passed away.
Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia also tweeted out mourning his demise. “Sad to know about the passing away of Dileep Padgaonkar, one of the most well-known editors of our time.