Former PTI Economic Editor Mahesh Prasad passes away

New Delhi: Mahesh Prasad, a former Economic Editor of Press Trust of India, died in New Delhi on Thursday. He was 83 and breathed his last following age-related complications, his family said.

Prasad is survived by a son, two daughters and grand children. His wife predeceased him a few years ago. He joined PTI in 1957 and in his nearly 37 years of career in the organisation, also served as a news editor in New Delhi bureau.

He was later appointed as Economic Editor, the post from which he retired.

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