Senior journalist dies in Kolkata

Last Updated: Wed, Apr 17, 2013 13:26 hrs

Kolkata, Apr 17 (IBNS) Veteran journalist Malabika Bhattacharjee died after a protracted illness at her residence here recently. She was 58.

She is survived by her husband and a daughter.

Malabika strated her journalism career with Asia Week, a periodical published from the city.

Thereafter, she served in many newspapers including Sunday, Economic Times, Indian Express and The Hindu.

According to information received, Malabika was lying ill for last couple of years and mostly remained confined at her home where she breathed her last on Thursday last.

Popularly known as Mala among her friends, she was also known for her amiable nature among the journalist fraternity.

(Reporting by Manik Banerjee)

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