Journalist Rohit Sardana, a Maverick Anchor of AAJ TAK dies of Heart Attack; PM Modi expresses condolence

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  • Rohit Sardana died of cardiac arrest
  • Was diagnosed with COVID-19 too
  • Condolences pour in from social media fraternity and politicians

Decorated Television Journalist Rohit Sardana turned away from the world after he suffered a cardiac attack. He was admitted to a Noida hospital after his health deteriorated on Friday. The 40-year-old, reputed Senior Journalist breathed his last today morning and abandoned his wife and two daughters.  

 Sardana’s former colleague and Zee News editor-in-chief Sudhir Chaudhary tweeted his grief in Hindi. The tweet read- ” A little while ago I got a call from @capt_ivane. Hearing what he said, my hands trembled. It was the news of the demise of our friend and colleague Rohit Sardana. The virus would not have picked anyone so close to us. I was not ready for this. God has injustice ..ॐ peace.”

Apart from the journalism industry, condolences also poured in from politicians and friends.

“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 PM Modi on the demise of the young anchor. 

 Union home minister Amit Shah hailed him as a brave journalist. “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,” he wrote on Twitter. 

 Rohit Sanwal, journalist remembered him as the sharpest young anchor. He praised his command over his eloquence and admired his intelligence.

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