information and Broadcasting Minister Ambika Soni on Sep 25 condoled the death of the eminent Hindi writer and journalist Kanhaiya Lal Nandan who passed away this morning.
In her condolence message, Soni said, "Nandan's death has created a void in the field of Hindi literature and journalism which will be difficult to fill. Nandan was a thinking writer who had the ability to link the perception of different generations, thereby giving a new vision to Hindi journalism and the literary movement. Each of his works in journalism and literature created new benchmarks which served as an inspiration for budding writers and journalists. In his death the nation has lost a multi- faceted personality whose creativity was acknowledged by people from all walks of life.
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