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Editor of ‘Adike Patrike’ passes away Mangaluru News Giv.in

Mangaluru: Eminent agriculture journalist Manchi Srinivasa Achar passed away on Saturday. He was the editor and publisher of ‘Adike Patrike,’ a well-known Kannada farm monthly. Achar, 74, is survived by his wife and two children, including a daughter. Achar hailed from Manchi in Bantwal taluk of Dakshina Kannada district. He passed away at a private hospital in Deralakatte on the outskirts of the city, family sources said.
The immediate past president of Puttur based All India Areca Growers’ Association, Achar also served as the president of Farmer First Trust which published ‘Adike Patrike’ at Puttur for more than three decades. Achar was one of the trustees of Arecanut Research and Development Foundation, Mangaluru. S R Satishchandra, president, The Campco Ltd, condoled the death, and said that Achar was a prominent voice for the cause of arecanut growers at the highest level.

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