TV journalist Rohit Sardana died of cardiac arrest in a private hospital in NOIDA area of Delhi NCR. He had also contracted COVID-19 a few days before and was admitted to a private facility for treatment. But he succumbed to a major cardiac arrest today morning.
Zee News Editor-in-Chief Sudhir Chaudhary first broke the news of Sardana’s untimely demise and soon after condolences started pouring in for Rohit Sardana. Also, Sudhir Chaudhary was the first to send his condolences. Rohit Sardana was once a colleague of Sudhir Chaudhary.
Condolences for Rohit Sardana
PM Modi said that Rohit Sardana left them too soon. Sardana was full of energy, passionate about India’s progress, and a kind-hearted soul. The PM said that Sardana’s untimely demise left a huge void in the media world.
Union Home Minister Amit Shah said that the nation had lost a brave journalist who always stood up for unbiased and fair reporting.
Union Defense Minister Rajnath Singh also condoled the death of Rohit Sardana. He said that the media lost a dynamic journalist in Sardana.
Congress leader Sachin Pilot also sent his condolences for Sardana. He said he said he was shocked and saddened to learn about Sardana’s demise.
Media career of Rohit Sardana
Rohit Sardana was an executive editor and news anchor in the popular Hindi news channel Aaj Tak of the India Today Group. He joined Aaj Tak in 2017 and was known for presenting a debate show, Dangal.
Prior to Aaj Tak, he worked with Zee News where he hosted a debate show, Tal Thok Ke. He has also worked with the ETV Network and Akashvani.
Rohit Sarada was survived by a wife, two daughters and parents. His last rites will be performed in his hometown Kurukshetra.