Vice-President M. Hamid Ansari on Saturday said G. Kasturi, former Editor of The Hindu, set highest standards of ethical and objective journalism and expressed grief at the death of the veteran journalist.

In his condolence message on the passing away of G. Kasturi, the Vice-President has said, “I am deeply saddened on the passing away of Shri G. Kasturi, former Editor of The Hindu and amongst the most prominent figures in journalism in India”.

“As the longest serving Editor of The Hindu, Shri Kasturi set highest standards of ethical and objective journalism. During his visionary stewardship, The Hindu adapted wholly to the changing times in terms of technology and news content in order to fulfill the transformed aspirations of the readers”.

“I convey my heartfelt condolences to the family members of late Shri Kasturi and to everyone connected with The Hindu Group. I pray to the Almighty to grant them strength and fortitude to bear this loss.”

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