Editors’ Guild mourns M.V. Kanamailnathan

CEYLON TODAY | Published: 2:00 AM Dec 1 2021
News Editors’ Guild mourns M.V. Kanamailnathan

The Editors’ Guild has expressed its profound condolences on the demise of one of the country’s senior most journalists and a leading journalist in the Tamil print media, M.V. Kanamailnathan.

Editors’ Guild issuing a Press communiqué said the late journalist was the Editor of the Uthayan Newspaper, which is published in the Jaffna District, at the time of his death.

Kanamailnathan had served uninterrupted with the Uthayan Newspaper for 36 years since its inception while being a resident of Vaddukkoddai in Jaffna.

The late Editor had also worked with the Dinapathi Newspaper published by the Independent Newspapers Private Limited while also being attached to the Veerakesari Newspaper for a short period.

During the war, Kanamailnathan worked bravely from the Jaffna Peninsula while being an elderly journalist who had proffered valuable advice to budding journalists in the Northern Province.

The former editor, despite numerous challenges faced by him had served his people tirelessly and he was also feted by the Editors’ Guild for his services to the profession of journalism 12 years ago.

Furthermore, the Uthayan Newspaper had won the Sepala Gunasena Award for Safeguarding Freedom of Journalists under the stewardship of late Kanamailnathan.

CEYLON TODAY | Published: 2:00 AM Dec 1 2021

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