One of the most popular tv news anchors Rohit Sardana passed away on Friday. According to reports he had initially tested positive for Covid-19 however, the cause of death is said to be a heart attack. The journalist was with Zee news for several years before he joined AajTak in 2017. He was awarded the Ganesh Shankar Vidyarthi Puraskar by the Indian government in 2018.
After his demise, the internet just can’t believe that one of the popular faces of the Hindi news channel is no more.
Have a look:
Beyond shocking. Gone too soon. RIP #RohitSardana
— Sanket Upadhyay (@sanket) April 30, 2021
My heart goes out to the press fraternity as they continue to lose their own. Today the passing away of #RohitSardana is another blow to our collective consciousness. I can only offer my prayers and support to all those who are struggling with the deluge of COVID related news
— Gaurav Gogoi (@GauravGogoiAsm) April 30, 2021
— Kota Neelima కోట నీలిమ (@KotaNeelima) April 30, 2021
Can’t believe it!!!! What a gem he was… #RohitSardana was helping the Covid patients till his last night.
Om Shanti Sadgati! 🙏🏽🙏🏽🙏🏽 pic.twitter.com/8qROfWEyBA
— Abhinav Khare (@iabhinavKhare) April 30, 2021
— Siddharth Setia (@ethicalsid) April 30, 2021
Deeply saddened to hear about the untimely demise of journalist & anchor Sh. #RohitSardana. My deepest condolences are with his near & dear ones in his hour of grief. Waheguru 🙏 pic.twitter.com/vEmKa4aFEF
— Dalvir Singh (Goldy) (@GoldyDS_Dhuri) April 30, 2021
— Ashoke Pandit (@ashokepandit) April 30, 2021
I am shocked to hear about Rohit Sardana being no more. He was one of our more thoughtful journalists.
Those who are abusing him even now cannot be my people. Fraternity is not something you say-it is something you practise.
Om Shanti. May the Gods give Rohit’s family strength.
— Harsh Gupta Madhusudan (@harshmadhusudan) April 30, 2021
— Virender Sehwag (@virendersehwag) April 30, 2021
Shocked to know that Rohit Sardana is no more with us. A very humble and a wonderful human being. He was loved by the masses for his impeccable style of journalism.
My thoughts and prayers are with his family. Prayers for his sadgati.
— Gajendra Singh Shekhawat (@gssjodhpur) April 30, 2021
Shocking! I can’t believe my friend @sardanarohit is no more. An amazing personality, excellent anchor & absolutely thorough in his job. It’s a personal loss to me. May his soul rest in peace. Om Shanti 🙏 pic.twitter.com/LuWwDjt91P
— Kuldeep Bishnoi (@bishnoikuldeep) April 30, 2021
Having said that, people are also bashing popular TV news channel, Aaj Tak, for not telecasting anything on Rohit’s death.
I switched channel to #aajtak SHOCKED that there is NO NEWS about demisе of Rohit Sardana being telecasted on the very channel he was the Star Anchor of. Shame on you Aaj Tak @aajtak @aroonpurie #RohitSardana
— Rosy (@rose_k01) April 30, 2021
— kaushal (@desiastronaut) April 30, 2021
— Palash Jain (@bhut_tezz) April 30, 2021
— ArtilleryLover ❄️🍁 #wearMask (@ArtilleryLover) April 30, 2021
— Team Hindu United (@TeamHinduUnited) April 30, 2021
#ShameOnAajtak, when I heard the news of #RohitSardana's demise I switched to @aajtak and guess what #aajtak is not showing any news of it's key anchor's demise. This is ridiculous like a employee who is the big part of your brand but unfortunately he is only a employee to you. pic.twitter.com/BaraYjDLUP
— Akshat Maru (@Akshatmaru88) April 30, 2021
Senior journalist and popular Marathi Tv news anchor, Nikhil Wagle, had tweeted “156 journalists, including Rohit Sardana, lost their lives battling corona. My prayers for them. Once again I would like to request all governments to treat media persons as frontline workers. “
156 journalists, including Rohit Sardana, lost their lives battling corona. My prayers for them. Once again I would like to request all governments to treat media persons as frontline workers. https://t.co/Z9PWq1uJ6G
— nikhil wagle (@waglenikhil) April 30, 2021
Our Deepest Condolences.