Bengaluru: Senior media personality B S Mani (78), who founded and edited ‘Sanjevani’, the first Kannada evening newspaper in the State, died at his residence on Sunday night.
He was ailing for some time. He is survived by his wife, son B.T. Amudan, who now edits Sanjevani, and three daughters.
Mr. Mani hailed from Thoothukudi district of Tamil Nadu. He became a prominent personality in the Kannada media space.
He also started a Tamil daily ‘Dinasudar’ in the city.
His body will be kept at the Sanjevani office on Queen’s Road on Tuesday from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. for the public to pay their respects.