Rohit Sardana, a senior journalist, and reporter died of cardiac arrest on Friday, April 30. Sardana tested positive for Covid a few days ago and was said to be on the mend.
However, his health deteriorated this morning, and he was admitted to a Noida hospital. Sardana’s wife and two daughters survive him.
Sardana, who was most recently with the Hindi news channel AajTak, had carved out a niche for himself in the industry thanks to his skillful presentation of facts in his shows. He had a sizable social media following as well.
Rohit Sardana was 41 years old but his wife Pramila Dixit’s age is unknown.
While Rohit was battling #COVID19, Pramila Dixit his life partner called me last saturday to get someone admitted suffering from Covid at Kanpur.
Prayers to almighty to give the family enough strength to bear this colossal loss.#CruelCovidpic.twitter.com/d2qFGT3q4y
After testing positive for COVID-19, he died of a heart attack. President Ram Nath Kovind, Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Home Minister Amit Shah, and a number of industry leaders and figures mourned Rohit Sardana’s death.
PM Modi said in a tweet, “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,”