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Veteran Journalist Kuldip Nayar dies at 95

New Delhi: Senior journalist and author Kuldip Nayar, widely respected for his columns and reportage, died at a Delhi hospital early this morning, his family said. He was 95.

Born at Sialkot (now in Pakistan), he graduated with a law degree from Lahore before moving to India after Partition. He served as high commissioner to Britain in 1990 and was also nominated to the Rajya Sabha.

Mr Nayar is survived by his wife and two sons. He will be cremated today at Lodhi crematorium in south Delhi.