Mr Nandan Kagal

Nandan Kagal has been a journalist of extremely high repute in India. Having graduated from St.Stephen’s College in Delhi, he proceeded to the United states of America to do advanced studies in chemistry. In the meanwhile the independence of the country had already fixed his imagination and he decided to do journalism instead. He thus did his graduation in journalism from the North Western University,Illinois,USA

Having selected journalism as a career, he worked with the Scotsman in Edinburgh, Press trust of India, Assistant Editor of the Free Press Journal, Assistant Editor of the Times of India and finally Resident editor (Delhi) of the Indian Express from 1965 till his passing away in 1972. Nandan Kagal is best remembered as a journalist who crusaded for causes which he considered just. He was committed to honest and sincere journalism and made it a mission to uphold his views. He was combated to social causes and did not hesitated to call a spade a spade, if he felt strongly about it.

Nandan Kagal by his services and honest approach to the profession of journalism had distinguished himself as an Old Boy of Scindia School. The Scindia School confers of Late Nandan Kagal the Madhav Award posthumously, as an Old Boy of Eminence for the year 1989.

– Gwalior, 21st October, 1989