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Veteran journalist E Gopinath passes away
Tamil Nadu

Veteran journalist E Gopinath passes away

S Murari

Veteran journalist E Gopinath, who covered India’s first general elections,interviewed Che Guevera and Fidel Castro and reported on Lal Bahadur Shastri who succeeded  Prime Minister Nehru , passed away in Chennai on Saturday.

He was 88, Asian News International , whose Tamil Nadu bureau he headed for over three decades, reported.

He remained active from the first general election till the just concluded Lok Sabha polls.