A leading personality, a veteran Congressman, former member of Rajya Sabha, founder member of Press Club of India, national president of All India News Papers’ Editor Conference and member of the Press Council of India Vishwa Bandhu Gupta has passed away today at the age of 95.
A nonagenarian, freedom fighter and an entrepreneur of repute Vishwa Bandhu Gupta was quite a prominent name of Delhi who was not only the inventor of large hi tech Air Baloons but was also the founder owner of Bandhu offset printing machines with its headquarter based in ITO New Delhi known as Tej Press building who published several leading newspapers of the country n also all the editions of telephone directory including the prestigious Sun Magazine n several other home publications.
Extremely close to late prime minister Indira Gandhi n the Nehru family including former prime minister Rajiv Gandhi a down to earth human being Vishwa Bandhu Gupta was a prominent personality in Delhi’s political circles. His immense contribution for the good of small n medium newspapers n the journalistic fraternity is worth appreciating. He was a veteran die hard Congressman in Delhi having served the Congress party actively for several decades from Jawahar Lal Nehru era till the year 2000.
The Indian Accredited Journalists Association has expressed its deepest condolences on the sad demise of this towering personality of Delhi who had been with one n all in their thick n thin. The Uttarakhand Journalists Forum too expresses its deepest condolences to the bereaved family n pray to Almighty to render enough courage n strength to bear this irreperable loss.