Veteran Gujarati journalist, author and columnist Kanti Bhatt passed away today in Mumbai. He was 88. Prime Minister Narendra Modi expressed deep grief over the sad demise of the writer journalist. In a tweet message, Mr. Modi said that readers have lost a good columnist and journalist, whose informative writings made the Gujarati readers very rich. Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani also expressed grief and sorrow over the death of late scribe.
Kanti Bhatt was born on 15th July 1931 in Sachra village in erstwhile Bhavnagar state of Gujarat. AIR Ahmedabad correspondent reports that Kanti Bhatt joined journalism in 1966 in Mumbai. He also worked as journalist, writer, columnist and editor in various Gujarati publications like Chitralekha, Mumbai Samachar, Janshakti, Sandesh, Yuva Darshan, Jansatta, Vyapar and Abhiyan.