The Hush Post|11:30 am|1-min-read
Veteran journalist Radhakrishnan Nair is no more. He breathed his last early Tuesday morning. He was 54. He was the Managing Editor of news channel CNN-News18 and is survived by his wife and two daughters.
A few months ago, Nair had undergone a kidney transplant. According to the media reports, he had been on ventilator for the past couple of days and died of multi-organ failure.
He had an experience of over 25 years in the media industry. Initially, he worked in United News of India (UNI) and later moved to Delhi. As a producer of TV18’s India Business Report, he joined, which was broadcast on BBC India. He was part of the founding team at CNN-News18. Radhakrishnan has worked for DD, BBC and also Sony before joining CNN.
His body will be kept at his Delhi residence on Tuesday to pay last respects between 12-3 pm. His last rites will be performed at his home-town in Kerala.
Several politicians took to Twitter to condole the death of the senior journalist:
Shocked to hear about the sudden demise of senior journalist Radhakrishnan Nair. May God give courage to his family to bear this irreparable loss. RIP
— Arvind Kejriwal (@ArvindKejriwal) November 27, 2018
Saddened by the demise of Shri Radhakrishnan Nair, an outstanding journalist and a pleasant human being. May God render peace to the departed soul and strength to the bereaved family. Om Shanti.
— Arun Jaitley (@arunjaitley) November 27, 2018