National general secretary of Rashtriya Sahitya Parishad, founder president of Rashtriya Navodit Sahitya Parishad and assistant editor of Rashtra-dharma, Ramnarayan Tripathi ‘Paryatak’ passed away in Lucknow on January 30. He was 55. He was suffering from stomach related ailments and was undergoing treatment at SGPGI in Lucknow. He is survived by his wife and two dauthers. He was cremated the same day. A large number of local journalists, politicians and social activists paid tribute at the crematorium. Before the cremation, his dead body was kept at Rashtradharma office and then taken to the crematorium. Apart from his family members, many senior RSS leaders including senior Pracharak Shri Ashok Beri, Shri Omprakash, Shri Chandrika Prasad, Shri Naval Kishore and others were also present.