Thursday, 20 January 2022

Journalist Kamal Khan passes away at 61

Journalist Kamal Khan passes away at 61

On Friday, Kamal Khan, a Veteran NDTV journalist, passed away at the age of 61 after suffering a heart attack. Kamal Khan is held out by his wife and their son, Ruchi and Aman.

Kamal Khan was the executive editor of NDTV. He was relieved of the Ramnath Goenka Award and the Ganesh Shanker Vidyarthi Award from the President of India.

In an email, the NDTV said,

"It is a terrible, terrible day for NDTV Firm. We have lost Kamal Khan; He was age 61 and the heart and soul of our Lucknow bureau of NDTV, an NDTV veteran who had boundless time and kind words for anyone who encountered him."

NDTV said,

"Kamal Khan's reportage over the last ten years stood out for its perceptiveness, integrity & the way he delivered tough truths with poetic skill. Most of all, Know, he was a great human who touched the lives of all those who knew him."

Several members of the media industry and politicians paid tribute to Kamal Khan. Rajdeep Sardesai, the senior Journalist, said, "Terribly sad news to reports this morning. Kamal Khan, NDTV's fine reporter from Lucknow UP and a dear dear friend passed away this morning. I will miss you my dearly friend and our long chats. Lots of memories! Devastated. Om shanti"

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Supriya Shrinate, Congress leader and former Journalist, expressed her grief and condolences.

 Bahujan Samaj Party chief Mayawati said expressing her grief, ,

"The news of the sudden death of Kamal Khan, a well-known and eminent TV journalist associated with NDTV, is an unfortunate and irreparable loss to the journalism world. My deepest consolation to his family and all his loved ones. May nature give everyone the strength to bear this sorrow, wishing from such a nature."

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