Jamshedpur: Members of Tailik Vaisya Yuva Manch paid tributes to Jayant Prakash Sahu alias Jay, the city-based journalist, who passed away recently, on Sunday.
Candles were lit at Shaheed Chowk, Sakchi, by the outfit members and various citizens during a condolence meet organized on the occasion.
Silence for two minutes was observed by the visitors. Rakesh Sahu, president of the outfit, said the demise of Jayant Prakash had dealt a jolt to the community and the society.
He said Sahu was a dedicated and hard working journalist.
Another condolence meet was organzed by Jharkhand Vaisya Sangharsh Morcha district president Pradip Gupta at Hotel Sahu in Jugsalai.
Many members of the community were present on the occasion. The general secretary of the outfit Nandlal Sahu said Jayant was devoted to his profession and was known for his honesty and integrity.