MK Ajith Kumar retires as Mathrubhumi Delhi bureau chief 

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MK Ajith Kumar

New Delhi: Mathrubhumi Delhi chief of bureau and senior special correspondent MK Ajith Kumar retired after 36 years of service in the daily.

Ajith Kumar joined Mathrubhumi in November 1986 as a Journalist Trainee following his post graduation in Zoology from SN College, Kannur in 1985. He became a staff correspondent at Delhi bureau in 1988.

He reported the Pakistan election in 1997, G15 summit at Kuala Lumpur in 1997, summit conference of Non- Aligned Movement at South Africa in 1998, ASEAN summit at Thailand in 2009, and G20 summit held at Seoul in 2010.

Ajith Kumar visited Maldives with the then Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee in 2002, Moscow with AK Antony in 2011; Latvia, Lithuania, and Estonia with the then-vice president Venkaiah Naidu in 2019.

From 2008 to 2011, he was a member of the tenth Press Council and later became a member of Lok Sabha’s Press Advisory Committee twice.

Special correspondent Manoj Menon has been selected as the new Delhi bureau chief of Mathrubhumi.

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