BANGALORE: Chief Minister B.S. Yeddyuappa has mourned the death of sports journalist Rajan Bala. “He was a versatile person. In his writing stint of over four decades, he was Sports Editor of many newspapers. He has also groomed new writers. His death is a loss to the State. May his soul rest in peace and may God give enough strength to the bereaved family to bear this loss,” the Chief Minister said in his condolence message. (Obit on Sports Page).

— Special Correspondent