Journalist Gnani Sankaran passes away

Senior journalist and political critic Gnani Sankaran passed away at the age of 64 due to health issues, in Chennai. He was apparently experiencing treatment for kidney afflictions in the past couple of years.

Unfortunately, he experienced suffocation and died on the way to the hospital, at 12.30am on Monday. Reports say, his body was taken to his residence at KK Nagar to perform the last rites.