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Senior Aaj Tak Anchor Rohit Sardana Dies of Heart Attack

Rohit Sardana (File Photo)

Senior Journalist Rohit Sardana died on Friday (April 30) reportedly of a heart attack. Sardana was working for the Indian Today group in their Hindi Channel Aaj Tak and hosted a live debate show called ‘Dangal’. He had also tested positive for COVID-19 a week before.

Before Aaj Tak Sardana was part of Zee News where he hosted another live debate program called ‘Taal Thok Ke’ and was awarded with the Ganesh Vidyarthi Purashlar Award which is an annual award for the journalists given by the President of India.

The journalist had earlier worked with ETV and Akashvani. His death sent shock waves with the Prime Minister also tweeting his condolences.

“Rohit Sardana left us too soon. Full of energy, passionate about India’s progress and a kind hearted soul, Rohit will be missed by many people. His untimely demise has left a huge void in the media world. Condolences to his family, friends and admirers. Om Shanti,” tweeted the Prime Minister.

 

Union Home Minister Amit Shah, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath and several other people also tweeted their condolences. The  home Minister tweeted,”Pained to learn about Shri Rohit Sardana ji’s untimely demise. In him, the nation has lost a brave journalist who always stood up for unbiased and fair reporting. May God give his family the strength to bear this tragic loss. My deepest condolences to his family and followers.”

 

 

 

Sardana was just 41 and is survived by his wife and two daughters.

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