Senior journalist Nilkanth Khadilkar passes away at 85

Mumbai, November 22

Senior journalist Nilkanth Khadilkar died here on Friday after a brief illness.

Khadilkar, 85, the editor of Marathi newspaper Navakal, died at a private hospital in suburban Bandra, family sources said.

He was the editor of the newspaper for 27 years and had gained popularity for his hard-hitting editorials which became the daily’s popular feature.

Khadilkar was also author of a few books, including ‘Practical Socialism: Musings from a Tour of Russia’. PTI

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