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Veteran journalist Rajakrishnan passes away

Wednesday, Sep 20, 2017,11:41 IST By joji A A A

Kollam | Veteran journalist B A Rajakrishnan, Managing Editor of Kerala Sabdam publications, died at a private hospital here Tuesday following brief illness, family sources said.
Rajakrishnan, 70, is survived by wife, a son and two daughters.
Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan condoled the death of Rajakrishnan, saying he was a personality who upheld the values and ethics of journalism.
Rajakrishnan was in the forefront of all functions in Kollam, Chief Minister said adding personally he had lost a good friend.
There were seven publications including popular film journal ‘Nana’ under Kerala Sabdam group.
Rajakrishnan started his service in the publishing network led by his late father-in law R Krishnaswamy Reddiar in 1974.
He was very active in the social and cultural fields of Kollam.
He also held several posts of various organisations, including the president of Kollam People’s Initiative.