Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath, his predecessor Akhilesh Yadav and other political leaders joined the thousands in mourning the death of veteran journalist Kamal Khan this morning.
“Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath ji has expressed his condolences over the death of veteran journalist Shri Kamal Khan. Praying for peace of the departed soul, the Chief Minister conveyed his condolences to the bereaved family members,” a statement from the Chief Minister’s Office said.
Akhilesh Yadav spoke of defeat in an election program.
“A veteran journalist is no longer with us. Whenever he spoke, or reported an incident … there were a few journalists who had control over both Urdu and Hindi. Sher He had the ability to use it in any situation at any time. Kamal Khan is no more with us today. We are deeply hurt. He was a great journalist whom we suddenly lost. We are by his side in this difficult time. And pray to God to give his family and friends the strength to bear this loss, ”he said from the platform.
NDTV’s Kamal Khan, award-winning reporter, dies; I pay my respects, SP Chief Akhilesh Yadav also paid his respects pic.twitter.com/Xx1NtDTzO2
– NDTV (tndtv) January 14, 2022
He said, ‘I am shocked to hear the news of the death of veteran journalist Kamal KhanYes. I met him a few days ago and we discussed a lot. He upheld the values of truth and public interest in journalism. My deepest sympathies to his family members“- Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi Bhadra.
“The news of Kamal Khan’s death is sad. He was a good and respected journalist. My condolences to his loved ones,” wrote his brother, Lok Sabha MP Rahul Gandhi.
“The sudden death of Kamal Khan, a renowned TV journalist associated with NDTV, is a very sad loss for news journalism. My deepest condolences to his family and loved ones. May God give strength to all to bear this grief …” former UP Chief Minister Mayawati tweeted in Hindi.
It is very sad. Famous journalist Kamal Khan died suddenlyYes Great loss for the world of journalism. I pray to God to give his family the strength to endure this grief. My humble respect … “wrote Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal.
Kamal Khan, 61, died of a heart attack at his home in Lucknow on Friday morning. He was on NDTV for more than three decades.
The veteran journalist had a tendency to reveal difficult truths with his poetic skills. He was known for his deep insight into the politics of Uttar Pradesh.
Social media was flooded with messages of condolence, trending globally and in India, with millions of people writing about how he was an innocent journalist with a skillful storytelling.