Wayanad, May 19 (PTI) Senior journalist V G Vijayan died at a private hospital here today, family sources said.

He was suffering from cancer, they said.

A KUWJ state executive committee member, Vijayan (56), was the bureau chief of Janayugam’s Wayanad bureau.

He had worked in various Malayalam newspapers and functioned as Waynad Press club President also.

Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan condoled the death.

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