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Vinod Dua passes away, India TV Editor-in-Chief Rajat Sharma condoles veteran journalist's death

The journalist's daughter and comedian Mallika Dua informed about his demise on social media.

India TV News Desk Edited by: India TV News Desk
New Delhi Updated on: December 04, 2021 18:22 IST
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Vinod Dua passes away

Highlights

  • The veteran journalist breathed his last on December 4, at the age of 67.
  • Dua was a Hindi broadcast journalism pioneer with stints in several TV news channels.
  • His daughter Mallika Dua shared the news with the public using her Instagram handle.

Veteran journalist Vinod Dua breathed his last on Saturday, after battling with an illness. His cremation will take place on December 5 at the Lodhi crematorium in New Delhi, at 12 PM. His daughter and comedian Mallika Dua penned a heartfelt note for him on her Instagram.

She wrote, "Our irreverent, fearless and extraordinary father, Vinod Dua has passed away. He lived an inimitable life, rising from the refugee colonies of Delhi to the peak of journalistic excellence for over 42 years, always, always speaking truth to power.", she wrote on her Instagram handle.

India TV Chairman and Editor-in-Chief Rajat Sharma also condoled the veteran journalist's death. "Sad to hear news of the passing away of Vinod Dua. His contribution to Indian TV journalism will always be remembered. My condolences to his family members," he tweeted. 

 

He was admitted to Apollo Hospital's intensive care unit. He was hospitalised with Covid earlier this year, and his wife radiologist Padmavati 'Chinna' Dua succumed to the virus. 

"He is now with our mom, his beloved wife Chinna in heaven where they will continue to sing, cook, travel and drive each other up the wall,", Mallika Dua further added to the post.

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Mallika Dua informed about her father's demise through her Instagram handle.

Vinod Dua and his wife were in a hospital in Gurgaon when the second Covid wave was at its peak. The journalist's health had suffered ever since and he had been in and out of hospitals.

The couple is also parents to elder daughter Bakul Dua, a clinical psychologist.

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