Sadhu was 94.
He is survived by two sons, a daughter and grand children.
He was not well for the past one year and had stopped eating for the last three four days, family sources said.
The Himachal unit of India Media Centre described the demise as a great loss to the state, saying an era of fearless journalism has come to an end with his death.
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