Manchi Shrinivas Achar, eminent agriculture journalist and editor of Adike Patrike, passes away at 74 after brief illness

Achar, 74, who died on Saturday at a Mangaluru hospital, is survived by his wife, son and daughter

Press Trust of India August 30, 2020 12:03:22 IST
Manchi Shrinivas Achar, eminent agriculture journalist and editor of Adike Patrike, passes away at 74 after brief illness

Mangaluru: Manchi Shrinivas Achar, eminent agriculture journalist and editor of the Kannada farm journal Adike Patrike, died at a hospital after a brief illness, family sources said.

Achar, 74, who died on Saturday, is survived by his wife, son and daughter.

He was former president of Puttur-based All India Areca Growers Association.

He also served as the president of the Farmer First Trust which published Adike Patrike from Puttur for more than three decades.

Achar was one of the trustees of the Mangaluru-based arecanut research and development foundation.

In a condolence message, CAMPCO president SR Satish Chandra said Achar was a prominent voice for the cause of arecanut growers at the highest level.

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