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Pained by Demise of Dear Friend Cho Ramaswamy: PM Modi

Pained by Demise of Dear Friend Cho Ramaswamy: PM Modi

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday condoled the demise of satirist Cho Ramaswamy, remembering him as a multidimensional personality, towering intellectual, and a great nationalist.

“Cho Ramaswamy was insightful, frank & brilliant. Pained by his demise. Condolences to his family & countless readers of Thuglak,” he said in a tweet.

Ramaswamy founded and edited the political magazine ‘Thuglak’.

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The Prime Minister noted that Ramaswamy was respected and admired by many.

“Cho Ramaswamy was a multidimensional personality, towering intellectual, great nationalist & fearless voice who was respected and admired,” he said.

“Above all, Cho Ramaswamy was a dear friend. I have been to his annual readers meeting which were an unprecedented editor reader interface,” he said.

Ramaswamy, a veteran journalist and former Rajya Sabha member, died in Chennai following illness.

PTI