C.R.L. Narasimhan, former Associate Editor at The Hindu, passed away here after an illness. He was 71. Mr. Narasimhan joined the newspaper in December 1993 and retired in 2012. He worked at The Hindu as a Consulting Editor till August 2014.
Mr. Narasimhan joined the newspaper after a stint at the State Bank of India. He was an authority on banking and finance, and regularly wrote columns on the banking sector, NBFCs, and policy matters.
A couple of colleagues who had worked with Mr. Narasimhan recalled his knowledge and his passion for writing on these subjects.
“His was a very tempered way of writing, he understood banking extremely well. His language used to be very simple and very articulate for everyone to understand,” a former colleague said.