Senior journalist Chandan Mitra passes away, PM Modi condoles demise


New Delhi: Chandan Mitra, former Bharatiya Janata Party MP passed away late last night in Delhi. He was 65 years old. The news was confirmed by his son Kushan Mitra.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi expressed condolence on Mitra’s demise. “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,” the prime minister tweeted.

Chandan Mitra had resigned as printer and publisher of the Pioneer newspaper in January 2021. He was replaced by Narender Kumar of Harnandan Publications.

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