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TV journalist and anchor Rohit Sardana passes away due to COVID-19

He was a recipient of the 2018 Ganesh Vidyarthi Puraskar Award. He was among the most popular faces of TV news journalism in India.

TV journalist and anchor Rohit Sardana passes away due to COVID-19-dnm
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Bengaluru, First Published Apr 30, 2021, 1:15 PM IST
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Rohit Sardana, popular news anchor at Aaj Tak, passed away on Friday. He had tested positive for the coronavirus and suffered a heart attack on Friday morning.

Zee News Editor-in-Chief Sudhir Chaudhary informed about his untimely demise through a tweet.

He left Zee News to join Aaj Tak in 2017. In 2018, Rohit Sardana was awarded the Ganesh Shankar Vidyarthi Puraskar by the Government of India.

Condolence is pouring in from across the board over the passing away of Rohit Sardana. People are shocked upon hearing the news. Sardana was hugely popular due to his straightforward manner of reporting.

The last few posts on his Twitter account shows that Rohit Sardana was trying to help people even while suffering poor health himself. He was sharing SOS calls of people who were in need of amenities amidst the second wave of the coronavirus pandemic.

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.  

NOTE: Asianet News humbly requests everyone to wear masks, sanitize, maintain social distancing and get vaccinated as soon as eligible. Together we can and will break the chain #ANCares #IndiaFightsCorona

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