Famous TV anchor Rohit Sardana died of a heart attack. He was also infected with the COVID-19 virus and was undergoing treatment at a hospital in Noida.
Rohit Sardana, who was an anchor in Zee News for a long time, was working as an anchor in the news channel till date.
Sudhir Chaudhary tweeted, ‘Just a little while ago, I got a call from Jitendra Sharma. Hearing what he said, my hands shuddered. There was news of the death of our friend and colleague Rohit Sardana. I had not imagined that this virus would pick someone up from so close to us. I was not ready for this. This is God’s injustice Peace.”
Rohit Sardana was famous face of TV Media
Rohit Sardana, who has been the face of TV media for a long time, used to anchor the show ‘Dangal’, which aired till today ‘Aaj Tak’ news channel.
Media Fraternity in shock
Senior journalist Rajdeep Sardesai has also given information about Rohit Sardana’s death. Paying tribute on Twitter, he said, ‘Friends, this is very sad news. Famous TV news anchor Rohit Sardana has passed away. He has a heart attack this morning. Deepest condolences to his family. ‘
Union Minister Hardeep Singh Puri and fellow journalists, while expressing shock over Sardana’s death pointed out how he was helping Covid-19 afflicted patients until yesterday.
On April 24th, Rohit himself had tweeted out the information that he had contracted the coronavirus. It is reported though that he passed away this morning after suffering a heart attack.
Rohit Sardana has a bachelor of arts degree in psychology. From 2000 to 2002, Sardana completed his academic work to earn a post-graduate degree in mass communication from Guru Jambheshwar University of Science and Technology.
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In 2018, Rohit Sardana was awarded the Ganesh Shankar Vidyarthi Puraskar by the central Government.