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Tributes pour in for senior TV Journalist Rohit Sardana

Prime Minister Narendra Modi led the tributes for Aaj Tak anchor and journalist Rohit Sardana, who passed away on Friday. Rohit Sardana was 41.In a tweet, PM Narendra Modi said, "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."


Union Home Minister Amit Shah also condoled the sudden passing of Rohit Sardana. In a tweet, Amit Shah said, "Pained to learn about Shri Rohit Sardana ji’s untimely demise. In him, the nation has lost a brave journalist who always stood up for unbiased and fair reporting. May God give his family the strength to bear this tragic loss. My deepest condolences to his family and followers."

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh said, "I am shocked at the news of the demise of Rohit Sardana, a journalist who had established himself in the Hindi media world within a very short time. He was a very talented and impactful journalist. His death has caused great damage to the media world. My deepest condolences to his heartbroken family. Peace!"

Former India cricketer Virendra Sehwag wrote, "Speechless. May God give strength to the young kids and family. Rohit Sardana. Om Shanti"


"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. Rohit Sardana," wrote Union minister Kiren Rijiju.


Union minister Jitendra Singh said, "A promising journalistic career abruptly cut short. His best was yet to come. Young Rohit Sardana, who was only yesterday tweeting to arrange help for COVID victims, has himself succumbed to the cruel Pandemic."


Civil aviation minister Hardeep Singh Puri talked about how Rohit Sardana was amplifying messages of people fighting Covid. "He was retweeting people’s appeals for help till yesterday & today he is gone. Deeply shocked & saddened to hear about the passing of the young & spirited journalist Sh Rohit Sardana. Condolences to his family & friends," said Puri.