Sardana, who was an govt editor and TV information anchor with Aaj Tak of the India Today Group, is survived by his spouse, two daughters and fogeys.
He was admitted to a non-public hospital right here after he examined optimistic for coronavirus. His final rites will happen in his hometown of Kurukshetra in Haryana, in line with his colleagues.
“We are all shocked by the death of our colleague and friend, Rohit Sardana. This incomparable loss cannot be expressed in words. We express our condolences to his family in this hour of grief,” Aaj Tak tweeted in Hindi.
An analogous message was posted by India Today channel in English.
Rohit Sardana left us too quickly. Full of power, captivated with India’s progress and a form hearted soul, Rohit wi… https://t.co/xB80LlESKJ
— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) 1619773611000
“The untimely loss of our dear colleague and friend Rohit Sardana has left us in shock. No words can explain the irreparable loss and void that he leaves behind. Let us join in silence to give strength to the family,” India Today mentioned in a tweet.
Condoling his loss of life, Prime Minister Narendra Modi mentioned, “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.”
Pained to find out about Shri Rohit Sardana ji’s premature demise. In him, the nation has misplaced a courageous journalist who a… https://t.co/RpUIfUXNn8
— Amit Shah (@AmitShah) 1619770542000
Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal and his deputy Manish Sisodia additionally condoled the loss of life of Sardana.
वरिष्ठ टीवी पत्रकार रोहित सरदाना जी के निधन की दुखद ख़बर स्तब्ध कर देने वाली है। ईश्वर उनकी आत्मा को अपने चरणों में… https://t.co/fpgSbZ4JJO
— Arvind Kejriwal (@ArvindKejriwal) 1619769826000
News director of Aaj Tak and India Today Rahul Kanwal mentioned his newsroom was in “deep shock” and remembered Sardana as a “sharp young anchor” who by no means “flinched from asking questions”.
“Rohit Sardana was the sharpest young anchor I have met. Superb command over Hindi, brilliant with his turn of the phrase, precise questions, clear in his thinking, loved by the masses, warm and humble off the screen, he was destined for great things. Our newsroom is in deep shock,” Kanwal tweeted.
“Rohit had greater conviction than most. For many, a right leaning world view is an acquired fad, a means of cultivating popularity. Rohit’s views were deeply held & strongly articulated. But he wasn’t an andh bhakt & never flinched from asking questions. That’s why he was special,” he mentioned.
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