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Vice- President condoles the death of former The Hindu editor G. Kasturi

New Delhi, Sept 22 (ANI): Vice-President Hamid Ansari on Saturday condoled the demise of G. Kasturi, former editor of The Hindu, and amongst the most prominent figures in journalism in the country.

The Vice-President, in his condolence message said that as the longest serving editor of The Hindu, Kasturi set highest standards of ethical and objective journalism.

During his visionary stewardship, the Hindu adapted wholly to the changing times in terms of technology and news content in order to fulfill the transformed aspirations of the readers, Ansari said, in a statement.

“I am deeply saddened on the passing away of Shri G. Kasturi, former Editor of The Hindu and amongst the most prominent figures in journalism in India,” he said.

“I convey my heartfelt condolences to the family members of late Shri Kasturi and to everyone connected with the Hindu Group. I pray to the Almighty to grant them strength and fortitude to bear this loss,” Ansari added. (ANI)