Bengaluru, Aug 16 (PTI) Senior journalist Somashekhar
Yadavatti associated with a Kannada newspaper, succumbed to
coronavirus at a private hospital here, family sources said on
Yadavatti, 49, was the Chief Reporter of Samyukta
He was admitted to a private hospital on Saturday
afternoon following complaints of uneasiness.
Tests confirmed that he had contracted the virus.
Later in the night he passed away, they added.
Mourning the journalist''s demise, Karnataka Chief
Minister B S Yediyurappa called Yadavatti a ''simple, soft-
spoken and a gentleman,'' who made a mark with his unbiased
"It is still fresh in my memory that he had interviewed
me on the occasion of the completion of my one year in the
office," he said. PTI GMS
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