President condoles death of K M Mathew

  • PTI, New Delhi
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  • Updated: Aug 01, 2010 12:14 IST

President Pratibha Patil on Sunday condoled the death of Chief Editor of Malayala Manorama daily K M Mathew, describing him as a "dynamic and visionary journalist".

"We have lost a hardworking, dynamic and visionary journalist who made Malayala Manorama a major Indian language daily," the President said in a message.

Mathew, who was a former Chairman of Press Trust of India, passed away in Kottayam on Sunday morning at the age of 93.

He had played a key role in making Malayala Manorama one of the major Indian language dailies after he took over the reins of the media house a few decades ago.


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