Senior journalist Ved Pratap Vaidik no more

Founder-editor of PTI's Hindi news agency Bhasha

According to reports, Vaidik slipped in the bathroom injuring himself.

Senior journalist and the founder-editor of the Press Trust of India’s Hindi news agency Bhasha, Ved Pratap Vaidik, passed away on Tuesday, media reports said. He was 78.

A political analyst and columnist, Vaidik was the views editor of Navbharat Times. At present, he was chairman of the Bhartiya Bhasha Sammelan and the Council for Indian Foreign Policy.

An expert on international affairs, Vaidik researched on Afghan Foreign Policy at Columbia University, E4M said. He also studied at the School of Oriental and African Studies in London and the Institute of the Peoples of Asia, in Moscow.

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