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Senior Journalist Rohit Sardana, 40, passes away, was tested positive for Covid-19

By Saima Siddiqui 
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Senior Journalist Rohit Sardana, 40, passes away, was tested positive for Covid-19

New Delhi: Senior Journalist and one of the top anchors of Hindi news channel Aaj Tak, Rohit Sardana, 40, died on Friday due to heart attack after testing COVID-19 positive, as claimed by people close to him.

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After the news of death of Sardana, condolences started pouring in.

Expressing grief on his sudden demise many top reporters like Sudhir Chaudhary expressed condolences on twitter:

News reporter, Rajdeep Sardesai also took to Twitter and wrote, “More terrible news friends. Well known Tv news anchor Rohit Sardana has passed away. Had a heart attack this morning. Deep condolences to his family. RIP.”

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Sardana had joined Aaj Tak in 2017 after he left Zee News. He hosted the debate show ‘Dangal’ on Aaj Tak. He was a recipient of the 2018 Ganesh Vidyarthi Puraskar Award and was among the most popular faces of TV news journalism in India.

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”.”

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