Blitz editor Karanjia cremated in MumbaiFebruary 2nd, 2008 - 7:11 pm ICT by admin
Mumbai, Feb.2 (ANI): Former Blitz editor R.K. Karanjia was cremated at the Chandanwadi electric crematorium on Saturday.
The cremation was witnessed by media personalities and eminent citizens.
A Parsi, Karanjia, who died on Friday aged 95, was cremated in line with his wishes.
A former war correspondent, Karanjia was founder-editor of the firebrand weekly Blitz, which had a bulldog as its mascot. He later launched the Hindi Blitz, The Daily and a glamour magazine, Cine Blitz. Karanjia is widely regarded as the pioneer of investigative journalism. (ANI)