He was the veteran journalist and was part of a three-member interlocutors team that was chosen by the Government of India in 2010 to hold dialogues with all sections of the people in Jammu and Kashmir. He passed away on 25th November 2016. Who was he?

Answer: Dileep Padgaonkar

In Oct 2010 Central Government formed a three-member panel of interlocutors for a dialogue with people and politicians of J&K to look into the grievances people of Jammu and Kashmir have and make recommendations for their resolution. Dileep Padgaonkar was one of the three-members along with Prof. M. M. Ansari, Information Commissioner and Prof. (Mrs) Radha Kumar, trustee of Delhi Policy Group.

Source:
1. http://www.thehindu.com/news/national/Three-interlocutors-chosen-for-JampK/article15778960.ece
2. http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/pune/Former-TOI-editior-Dileep-Padgaonkar-no-more/articleshow/55619445.cms

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