Sharad Dwivedi, veteran Hindi journalist and formerly associated with PTI's Hindi service Bhasha, died here after prolonged illness. He was 67.
Dwivedi was not keeping well for some time and died last night at Ram Manohar Lohia Hospital, family sources said on Friday.
He was rushed to the hospital in the night after his condition deteriorated.
Dwivedi is surivived by his wife, two sons and a daughter.
He was also earlier associated with news agencies UNI Varta, Samachar Bharti and Hindustan Samchar.