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Kuldip Nayar

Kuldip Nayar (MSJ52) is a member of the Medill Hall of Achievement.

Nayar was a journalist, syndicated columnist and a human rights activist in his native India.

He was a member of Rajya Sabha, the upper house of India’s Parliament. He was nominated to the position in 1997 after serving as India’s high commissioner to the United Kingdom in 1990 and then a member of India’s delegation to the United Nations in 1996.

Nayar’s syndicated column ran in 80 publications in 14 languages, both overseas and at home, including some of India’s most influential newspapers and magazines.

Nayar died in 2018.