Prime Minister Narendra Modi condoles Demise of a dear friend Cho Ramaswamy

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New Delhi, Dec 7, 2016: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday condoled the demise of satirist Cho Ramaswamy, remembering him as a multidimensional personality, towering intellectual, and a great nationalist.

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Cho Ramaswamy. Wikimedia
Cho Ramaswamy. Wikimedia

A veteran journalist, former Rajya Sabha member and a political commentator Cho Ramaswamy (82) died on Wednesday in Chennai, following an illness.

“Cho Ramaswamy was insightful, frank & brilliant. Pained by his demise. Condolences to his family & countless readers of Thuglak,” he said in a tweet.

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The political magazine ‘Thuglak’ was founded and edited by Ramaswamy.

The Prime Minister said that Ramaswamy was respected and admired by many.

 “Cho Ramaswamy was a multidimensional personality, towering intellectual, great nationalist & fearless voice who was respected and admired,” he said.
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 “Above all, Cho Ramaswamy was a dear friend. I have been to his annual readers meeting which were an unprecedented editor reader interface,” he said.

– by NewsGram team with PTI inputs