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.
— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) April 30, 2021
I'm deeply shocked & saddened to hear heartbreaking news of senior journalist Rohit Sardana's demise. He was a fearless and straightforward journalist. May his departed soul rest in peace ?#RohitSardana pic.twitter.com/PFBSLhkNeN
— Kiren Rijiju (@KirenRijiju) April 30, 2021
On Friday, television journalist and senior anchor Rohit Sardana died of Covid. Rohit Sardana worked for Aaj Tak and hosted the popular show ‘Dangal,’ which featured debates on current events.
He previously worked for Zee News, where he hosted the debate show ‘Taal Thok Ke.’
In 2018, the government bestowed upon him the Ganesh Shankar Vidyarthi Puraskar.
Tributes from the media and politicians, including ministers, poured in for the popular anchor. Rohit Sardana was taken from us far too soon. Rohit will be missed by many people because he was full of energy, passionate about India’s progress, and had a kind heart. His untimely death has left a significant void in the media world. Please accept our condolences to his family, friends, and admirers. “Om Shanti,” Prime Minister Narendra Modi tweeted. Senior India Today journalist and anchor Rahul Kanwal paid homage to his colleague in moving tweets.
“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,” he wrote.