Renowned TV journalist Rohit Sardana succumbed to the deadly COVID-19 infection on Friday.
NEW DELHI: Renowned TV journalist Rohit Sardana succumbed to the deadly COVID-19 infection on Friday. Zee News Editor-in-Chief Sudhir Chaudhary informed about his untimely demise through a tweet.
The untimely and shocking demise of Rohit Sardana, who had a long and very successful association with the Zee Media, has left the media world in a state of utter shock.
As the news of Sardana’s death spread, condolences started pouring in on social media.
Congress spokesperson Randeep Singh Surjewala in a tweet said, “Deeply saddened and shocked to hear about the demise of Aaj Tak journalist Rohit Sardana. It`s simply unbelievable. Rohit had recovered from Covid-19 and was back at work. My heartfelt condolences to the family members and Aaj Tak group.”Congress spokesperson Jaiveer Shergill also took to twitter and wrote, “Completely shocked on hearing the news about passing away of my dear friend Rohit Sardana – spoke to him last Sunday and he was in great spirits!! Still can`t come to terms with this – will forever cherish our after debate conversations, rest in peace “bhaji”.”
Union Defence Minister Rajnath Singh also condoled his death.Sardana’s colleagues said that he died of cardiac arrest while he was also COVID-19 infected at the same time.
He had hosted the popular ‘Taal Thok Ke’, a debate programme that discusses contemporary issues in India on Zee News.
Sardana left Zee News to join Aaj Tak in 2017 and, since then, he was hosting the debate show ”Dangal.”
He was a recipient of the 2018 Ganesh Vidyarthi Puraskar Award. He was among the most popular faces of TV news journalism in India.