Who is Ved Pratap Vaidik: At the age of 78, Ved Pratap Vaidik said goodbye to the world. Ved Pratap was the founding editor of Press Trust of India’s Hindi news publication language and a well-known columnist as well as a political analyst. He also had degrees from the Institute of Peoples of Asia in Moscow and the School of Oriental and African Studies in London. He had traveled to more than 50 countries including London, Moscow.
Ved Pratap from Columbia University (COlympia University) Where he studied and investigated Afghan international affairs. Vaidik was the president of the Indian Language Conference and the Indian Foreign Policy Council. Prior to this, he was also the editor of Times Group’s Navbharat Times. He had published many award winning research. This included books like Hindi Journalism, Indian Foreign Policy, Hindi’s entire newspaper Kaisa Ho.
were awarded these
Ved Pratap Vaidik has been honored with many awards. Govind Vallabh Pant Award in 1976, Purushottam Das Tandon Award in 1988, Hindi Academy Delhi Award for Journalism in 1990, Ram Manohar Lohia Award again this year, Ramdhari Singh Dinkar Award in 1992, Lala Lajpat Rai Award this year, World Award in 2003 Hindi Sammelan Samman Suriname and was honored with Newsmakers Achievers Award last year.
terrorist hafiz saeed interview
The senior journalist had also interviewed Mumbai attacks mastermind and terrorist Hafiz Saeed. This interview of his was very much discussed. Regarding this, there was also a demand to arrest Vaidik by prosecuting him for treason. On this, he gave a sharp response and said that ‘hang me. I spit on such a parliament’.
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