Mathrubhumi former editor K K Sreedharan Nair passed away

imageMathrubhumi former editor K K Sreedharan Nair passed away . He was 86. The end came at a private hospital in Kochi.
After an illustrious career spanning over six decades, Sreedharan Nair had retired from service on June 8, 2015.
  • Sreedharan Nair, who joined Mathrubhumi in 1953 as sub editor, later occupied the posts of senior sub editor, chief sub editor, news editor and deputy editor. For 10 years from 1990, he served as the editor of Mathrubhumi daily. Later, he also worked as the editor of the periodicals section.
  • He is the first journalist having a postgraduate diploma in journalism to join a Malayalam daily.
  • In recognition of his contributions to the field of journalism, Sreedharan Nair was selected for the first Kelappaji memorial award instituted by Kerala Mahatmaji Samskarika Vedi in 2010. He is also a recipient of the award instituted by Janu-Unnichekkan memorial trust in 2011.
  • Sreedharan Nair was born to Perumbavoor Vengoor Aakkapillil Raman Pillai and Kallyelil Parukutty Amma on August 10, 1930. He joined Aluva UC College, Ernakulam Maharajas College and Ernakulam Law College and obtained degrees in economics and law. Later, Sreedharan Nair completed diploma injournalism from Hislop College under the Nagpur University. He obtained another diploma by joining the journalism orientation course conducted by

    England-based Thomson Foundation in Hyderabad…….