Senior Nagaland journalist diesVinyulhou Xavier Rutsa, a prominent Kohima-based journalist who wrote for The Times of India for more than 15 years, died of a heart attack early on Monday.
He was closely attached to a number of social organizations, especially those related to sports.
He later worked for The North East Herald and Nagaland Post before he started writing for The Times of India until his death.
Former CM Shurhozelie Liezietsu said Xavier contributed to society "through journalism and active involvement with many social organizations."
Xavier, as this affectionate and warm-hearted journalist was known as, began his career as a staff reporter in The Daily Review, published from Kohima, in 1998.
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