Senior Uttar Pradesh journalist Kamal Khan, who worked for NDTV, has passed away. He had a heart attack. He was taken to the hospital after suffering a heart attack, where doctors declared him brought dead. Kamal Khan lived in Lucknow with his family in a government bungalow located at Butler Palace. Kamal was married to journalist Ruchi Kumar.
People are paying tribute to Kamal Khan on social media. Journalist Alok Pandey has tweeted and said, with deep sadness that it has to be told that Kamal Khan has passed away this morning. He has been our bureau chief in Lucknow for a long time.
Senior journalist Vivek Gupta said, ‘Former colleague and senior journalist Kamal Khan sir is no more.’
Samajwadi Party tweeted from its official Twitter handle and said, ‘Very sad! NDTV senior correspondent Janab Kamal Khan sahib passed away, irreparable loss. God give peace to the departed soul. Deepest condolences to the bereaved family members. Heartfelt tribute.’
Journalist Brajesh Mishra said, ‘The death of famous journalist Kamal Khan ji is very sad. His absence is a great loss to the journalism world. He continued to discharge his duties till late night. Despite being the senior most, never gave up field reporting. His style of presenting news inspired journalists across the country. Bye.’
Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra tweeted and said, ‘Shocked to hear about the demise of senior journalist Shri Kamal Khan ji. A lot of things happened during the meeting with him only a few days ago. He kept alive the values of truth and public interest in journalism. My deepest condolences to the family members of Shri Kamal Khan ji. Humble tribute.’
Congress youth wing president Srinivas BV tweeted and said, ‘Beyond sure, but is it really true? Kamal Khan was not just a name, but a truly amazing personality in the journalism world.’
Journalist Sohit Mishra tweeted and said, ‘Kamal Khan sir was a book in itself. Seeing them, many people did not know how many people took inspiration to report in an easy way. By telling everything with a different perspective and in a different way, Kamal Khan sir has created a different place in the hearts of all of us. He ruled the hearts of all of us for more than three decades.’