Veteran journalist Ajit Bhattacharjea dead

Last Updated: Mon, Apr 04, 2011 18:00 hrs

New Delhi, April 4 (IANS) Veteran journalist Ajit Bhattacharjea, who was part of the Right to Information movement, died at his home here Monday after a long illness. He was 87.

Bhattacharjea was a former editor of the Hindustan Times and the Indian Express, author of a political biography of Jaya Prakash Narayan and books on Sheikh Abdullah and Kashmir.

According to mediawatch website The Hoot, Bhattacharjea was suffering from a brain tumour.

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