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Former journalist Chakravarthi passes away

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Mysuru: R S Chakravarthi, a former journalist passed away in the city on August 23. He was 94.

Chakravarthi was a resident of Aadishwar Vatika apartment near Gopalgowda Hospital on Mysuru- T Narsipur road.

He had served as a staff correspondent for Deccan Herald and Prajavani at Hubballi for 27 years. He had played a key role in the formation of Hubli Journalists Cooperative Housing Society and also patrakarthara bhavan.

He was a recipient of Karnataka Rajyotsava Award.

His wife Mythilamma predeceased him in 2012.

He leaves behind five children including Ravi Chakravarthi who retired as the office staff of The Printers Mysore Limited, publishers of Deccan Herald and Prajavani. 

The last rites will be performed on August 24 in Mysuru.

– Team Mysoorunews

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