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Former PIO G S Bhargava passes away

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Mr G S Bhargava, former Principal Information Officer (PIO) to the Government of India, passed away in Hyderabad today, official sources said here.

He was 85. He is survived by his wife, two sons and a daughter.

A distinguished journalist, Mr Bhargava had served as PIO from June 1978 to April 1980 during the Janata Party regime.

As a journalist, he had specialised in defence matters and had authored several books on the subject. He had also served as Resident Editor of Indian Express, Hyderabad.

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