Journalist Rajkumar Keswani (Photo Credit: Facebook)
Bhopal: Renowned veteran journalist Rajkumar Keshwani died at a private hospital in Corona on Friday. He was 72 years old and was known for his earlier attention to the safety issues of the Bhopal gas tragedy. Madhya Pradesh: The district administration has extended the coroner’s curfew in Bhopal till May 24
His son, Raunak, said his father had been infected with the coronavirus on April 7 and had been confirmed to be free on April 20. He said Kovid’s lungs had deteriorated due to his wrist and in the last week of April he was admitted to the city’s Bonsal Hospital for lung treatment. Friday evening. He died at the hospital. Then there is a wife and a son.
Senior journalist Deepak Tiwari said that Keswani had reported on the defects at the Bhopal Union Carbide plant in 1984 and that the plant came in contact with the toxic muck gas at midnight on December 2-3, 1974, a few months after he wrote the news. . The leak led to a major incident known as the Bhopal Gas Tragedy which claimed thousands of lives and left millions injured.
Chief Minister @ Chauhanshivraj Veteran journalist, veteran writer Kisago has expressed deep grief over the death of Mr. Prince Keshwani. Shri Chauhan prayed to God to bless the soul of the deceased at his shrine and to the bereaved family to bear this trauma.
– CMO Madhya Pradesh (CMM Madhya Pradesh) 2121, 2121
Casswani began his playing career at the Sports Times from the beginning of his college life and has since been at the top of many newspapers and news channels, including the New York Times, NDTV, Daily Bhaskar, India Today and The Week.
He also wrote a book on the film Mughal-i-Azam. Keswani received the prestigious BD Goenka Award in 1985 and the Prem Bhatia Journalism Award in 2010.
Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan and State Congress President Kamal Nath Keswani have expressed deep grief over the deaths.
In his condolence message, Chauhan said, “Today we have lost journalist Rajkumar Keshwani GK, who shamelessly wrote on issues related to society and public interest. His untimely death is an irreparable loss for all of us. Kind respect! Bow before you 100 times. “
Chauhan comforted Keshwani by talking to his wife and son on his mobile phone. Kamal Nath tweeted, “News of the tragic death of veteran journalist Rajkumar Keshwani has been received.” His death was a great loss to journalism. My condolences to the family.
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