Indian-origin journalist is no more ‘Kailash Budhwar’

Kailash Budhwar

London: Eminent journalist of Indian origin and former head of the BBC World Service’s Hindi service Kailash Budhwar died here on Saturday after a prolonged illness. He was 88 years old. Wednesday also served as a media consultant at the Indian High Commission in London and was a regular commentator on radio and television.

He also worked in All India Radio and National Radio Network of India. “Cheerful and cheerful human being, Gyan Punj was one of the most talked-about and senior members of the Indian Journalists Association (IJA) UK,” IJA UK said in its tribute message. Wednesday’s health was not good and he was in Astpal for the past few weeks. His family members were with him when he breathed his last.