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Veteran journalist Jayasheela Rao dead

S.V. Jayasheela Raowas a recipient of the T.S.R. Award.

S.V. Jayasheela Raowas a recipient of the T.S.R. Award.  

Veteran journalist S.V. Jayasheela Rao, known for his innovative style of legislature reporting, died in a private hospital here on Thursday.

Rao, who worked for major newspapers such as Prajavani , Samyuktha Karnataka , Munjaane , was given the T.S.R. Award for his contribution to journalism.

He was the press secretary to H.D. Deve Gowda, former Prime Minister, and the office-bearer of the Indian Federation of Working Journalists. Chief Minister Siddaramaiah, Mr. Gowda and Information and Publicity Minister R. Roshan Baig have mourned his death.

The final rites will take place on Friday, according to a press statement.

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