The News Scroll 16 August 2020  Last Updated at 11:02 pm | Source: PTI

Senior Kannada journalist Somashekhar Yadavatti dies of coronavirus

Senior Kannada journalist Somashekhar Yadavatti dies of coronavirus
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 Sunday. Yadavatti, 49, was the Chief Reporter of Samyukta Karnataka. 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 reporting. "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 ROH ROH

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