Editors Guild condoles death of BG Verghese

The Editors Guild of India tonight said the passing away of BG Verghese, a veteran journalist and a "sensitive chronicler" of post-Independence India's triumphs and travails, is a grievous loss to the world of journalism and to public and humanistic causes in general.

PTI| Updated: Dec 30, 2014, 23:25 PM IST

New Delhi: The Editors Guild of India tonight said the passing away of BG Verghese, a veteran journalist and a "sensitive chronicler" of post-Independence India's triumphs and travails, is a grievous loss to the world of journalism and to public and humanistic causes in general.

Paying tributes to Verghese, the Guild President N Ravi said Verghese served as a "conscience" of the media world.

Verghese had a gentle touch combined with a firm commitment to the public interest and humane values, Ravi said in a statement.