Veteran journalist and author Kuldeep Nayar passes away at 95
Updated : August 23, 2018 10:31 AM IST
Nayar breathed his last at the Escorts Hospital at 12.30 a.m., and his cremation will take place at 1 p.m. on Thursday afternoon.
Nayar, a human rights activist, served as High Commissioner to the UK in 1990 and was also nominated to the Rajya Sabha.
Nayar started his career with a Urdu newspaper and was the author of 15 books including "Beyond the Lines", "India after Nehru" and "Emergency Retold".