Obituary Events in June 1998
Writer, poet, critic and scholar, Bhagavatula Shankara Sastry, who took the pen name `Arudra', dies in Chennai at 73.
The Nigerian President, Mr. Sani Abacha, 54, dies in Abuja of a heart attack.
Mr. Nikhil Chakravartty, journalist and chairman of Prasar Bharati, dies in New Delhi at 84.
Homi J. H. Taleyarkhan, Gandhian, Congressman and former Sikkim Governor, dies at 86.