Ravi Belagere, who redefined Kannada tabloid journalism, passes away

Ravi Belagere, who redefined Kannada tabloid journalism, passes away

Noted Karnataka-based journalist and author Ravi Belagere died in Bengaluru once suffering a attack timely Friday.

The 62-year-old Editor-in-Chief of ‘Hai Bangalore’, United Nations agency redefined Kanarese tabloid journalism, was in his workplace once he suffered the attack and was rush to a non-public hospital.

Taking to Twitter, Chief Minister B S Yediyurappa recalled Belagere’s works as a journalist and author. “I pray to the almighty to relinquish courageousness to his family and fans involved the loss,” he denote on the micro-blogging web site.

Belagere is survived by his 2 wives, 2 sons and 2 daughters. in keeping with his family, his mortal remains are unbroken at Prarthana college for the folks to pay their deference.

With a Master’s degree in History, Belagere started his career as a history lecturer in Ballari, his native place. He later arrived in Bengaluru and commenced operating during a machine.

In 1995, he began the Kanarese tabloid, ‘Hai Bangalore’, that step by step became standard across the state.

Besides this, Belagere conjointly authored a minimum of seventy books on crime, politics, fiction, translation, storytelling, column writing and chronicle that nurtured a distinct segment Kanarese audience. His column in ‘Paapigala Lokadalli’, on the Bengaluru underworld, was conjointly very hip.

Apart from writing, he was well-known for his distinctive narration skills and coverage for his show ‘Crime Diary’ that was airy by a non-public TV station in Kanarese.

Belagere was a recipient of many awards, together with the Karnataka Sahitya laurels, Rajyothsava award and also the Karnataka Media laurels for time period accomplishment among others.

The writer is additionally the founding father of the Prarthana Education Society in Bengaluru that runs a series of faculties.

In 2017, he was in remission by the Central Crime Branch (CCB) of the Karnataka Police on charges of conspiring to kill a colleague. The agency same that Belagere had allegedly employed a contract killer to eliminate Sunil Heggaravalli, the tabloid’s chief crime newsperson, whom he thought was having associate affair along with his second better half.

The alleged execution plot by Belagere came to the sunshine whereas the police was investigation the murder of journalist Hindu deity Lankesh.


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