Raipur: Veteran journalist and litterateur Prabhakar Choubey passed away after a prolonged illness at a city hospital in Chhattisgarh on Friday, officials said. He was 83-year-old.
According to a senior official, Choubey passed away late evening at AIIMS. Reportedly, his last rites would be conducted in Chattisggarh on Saturday.
Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Raman Singh condoled Choubey’s death and said that he, in his career spanning 54 years, made invaluable and memorable contribution in the fields of journalism and literature, the official said.