An irreparable loss to the journalism world: JK LG
Srinagar: Veteran journalist Ved Pratap Vaidik has passed away. He was 78.
He was a political analyst and freelance columnist. Vaidik was associated with the Press Trust of India as the founder-editor of its Hindi news agency “Bhasha”.
Vaidik was currently Chairman of Bhartiya Bhasha Sammelan and the Council for Indian Foreign Policy.
His columns were published in over 200 newspapers.
While doing research on Afghan Foreign Policy, Vaidik enrolled into Columbia University. He has also studied at School of Oriental and African Studies, London and Institute of the Peoples of Asia, Moscow.
An expert on international affairs, Vaidik had rubbed shoulders with various world political leaders and thinkers.
Meanwhile, Jammu and Kashmir Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha condolences the demise of senior journalist Mr. Ved Pratap Vaidik and said his demise is an irreparable loss to the journalism world. May God give peace to the departed soul and strengthen the family members. Om Shanti