Senior reporter at The Indian Express, Tanvir Siddiqui (57), passed away on Tuesday evening following a brief illness.
Siddiqui had joined The Indian Express as a proof reader in 1984 and was promoted to the post of a sub-editor in 1987.
He had been a member of the reporting team since 1993. He is survived by three daughters. His burial will take place at Ganj Shohda Qabrastan at Dani Limda Char Rasta on Wednesday morning.