Karnataka

Journalist Shama Sunder dead

Shama Sunder (70), journalist who had worked with The Hindu, Indian Express, and Kannada Prabha, died of cardiac arrest at a private hospital in Ballari on Tuesday. He is survived by his wife, daughter, and son.

He was admitted to the hospital late on Monday after he developed health complications.

A native of Hoovina Hadagali, Mr. Shama Sunder had settled in Ballari after retiring as The Hindu’s correspondent in Hassan. He was serving as media adviser to K.C. Kondaiah, Member of the Legislative Council, and K.C. Ramamurthy, Member of the Rajya Sabha. He was a recipient of the Suvarna Karnataka Rajyotsava Award.

Social Welfare Minister B. Sriramulu and Mr. Kondaiah paid their last respects to the departed journalist.

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