Veteran Indian journalist Kuldip Nayar died on Wednesday night in a hospital in New Delhi. He was 95.

He was born in Sialkot area of Pakistan's Punjab on August 14, 1923. 

Nayar has penned 15 books through out his career. Moreover, he had also served as high commissioner of India to the UK in 1990.

Nayar had started his career with an Urdu newspaper. Also, in 1997, he was nominated as a member of the Upper House of Indian Parliament. 

Nayar was a well-known left-wing political commentator and a staunch advocate of human rights. Further, he supported peace between India and Pakistan. 

After his demise last night, tributes poured in for the veteran journalist on social media.