Senior journalist Darryl D'Monte passes away in Mumbai; scribes express grief on Twitter ahead of cremation today

Senior journalist Darryl D'Monte on Saturday passed away in Mumbai.

FP Staff March 17, 2019 00:12:52 IST
Senior journalist Darryl D'Monte passes away in Mumbai; scribes express grief on Twitter ahead of cremation today
  • D'Monte was known for his environmental journalism and articles about Mumbai.

  • His book Ripping the Fabric: The Decline of Mumbai and its Mills is on the challenges faced by Mumbai.

  • Many journalists expressed their condolences on Twitter on his demise.

Senior journalist Darryl D'Monte passed away in Mumbai on Saturday at 75. A former editor at The Times of India and The Indian Express, he was treated for cancer a few years ago but was in remission.

Senior journalist Darryl DMonte passes away in Mumbai scribes express grief on Twitter ahead of cremation today

Darryl D'Monte. Screenshot from YouTube video

Condolences can be offered at his house in Mumbai's Bandra suburb between 2 pm and 3 pm. He will be cremated at the Shivaji Park crematorium at 4 pm.

D'Monte was known for his environmental journalism and articles about Mumbai and the various issues linked with the city.

His book Ripping the Fabric: The Decline of Mumbai and its Mills is on the challenges faced by the city after the decline of cotton mills.

Many journalists expressed their condolences on Twitter on his demise.

D'Monte was the chairperson of the Forum of Environmental Journalists of India and was also the founder-president of the International Federation of Environmental Journalists in Dresden, Germany, in 1993.

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