Senior journalist Sita Sharan Jha died in a hospital at Ranchi, family sources said on Monday.
Jha (78) was suffering from throat cancer and breathed his last last night. He is survived by wife, three sons and as many daughters.
Jha started his career with English newspaper 'Searchlight' in 1960. He also worked for leading Bihar English daily 'Indian Nation' and 'Business and Political Observer'.