Former BJP MP and Senior Journalist Chandan Mitra passed away on the late night of Wednesday in Delhi. Mitra was 66 years old and had been ailing for a while. His son confirmed that Chandan Mitra was passed away in late at night at the hospital.
As soon as the news came out, many big politicians expressed their condolences for Chandan Mitra. PM Modi also expresses his sympathy by tweeting, PM Said – Shri Chandan Mitra Ji will be remembered for his intellect and insights. He distinguished himself in the world of media as well as politics. Anguished by his demise. Condolences to his family and admirers. Om Shanti.
Let us tell you, Mitra was the former editor and managing director of the “The Pioneer” in Delhi.
President Ram Nath Kovind also expresses grief on the sudden demise of Chandan Mitra, President stated – Shri Chandan Mitra was an outstanding journalist and his stint as a parliamentarian added to his reputation. His understanding of Hindi heartland and its history was profound. His demise leaves a void in Indian journalism. My heartfelt condolences to his family and friends.