Veteran journalist Arvind Padmanabhan, who was a long-time Executive editor with the news agency IANS has passed away at the age of 49, his family said. He died of cardiac arrest. During his long illustrious career he worked with many news papers and agencies.
Born in 1967 at Tirunelveli, Tamul Nadu, Arvind had a long inning at IANS, joining as in-charge of its Business Section. He rose to the position of Business Editor of IANS and then the Bureau Chief. In his long journalistic career he also served PTI, The Times of India and TV18. Son of late G. Padmanabhan, who himself was a reputed journalist, Arvind was widely admired for the thoroughness he displayed in reporting, writing and editing. Survived by mother Shanta, wife Ponna and daughter Tara, his death was mourned by large number of people.
M. Venkaiah Naidu: Saddened by the sudden and untimely demise of veteran and seasoned journalist Arvind Padmanabhan. Huge loss to the media fraternity. May God give strength to his family. RIP
Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore: Shocked and saddened by the demise of IANS executive editor & veteran journalist Arvind Padmanabhan. May God grant strength to the family
Frank Noronha: Condole the untimely passing away of Arvind Padmanabhan, seasoned journalist. May God give his family the strength to"bear this great loss.
Relatives: Shanta (Mother), Tara (Daughter)
(FAN OF Mr. ARVIND PADMANABHAN )
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