Farewell to Kuldip Nayar

IN Media Watch Briefs | 05/09/2018

In April 1979 Kuldip Nayar was among those who founded the The Media Foundation which runs the Hoot, along with BG Verghese, Romesh Thapar, NS Jagannathan, and L C Jain, all stalwarts of that era. Arun Shourie, S Mulgaonkar, Ajit Bhattacharya and the Jurist LM Singhvi were also members of this initial group. Just short of forty years later Nayar's passing away on August 22 coincides with the archiving of The Hoot, which stood for the values he held dear: press freedom and free speech.             

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