Veteran journalist Vinod Dua passed away
NATION: Senior and a Veteran journalist Vinod Dua passed away today, He was 67. years old. Vinod Dua was a pioneer in broadcast Hindi journalism with stints in Doordarshan and NDTV. He had suffered weak health conditions ever since he was hospitalized with covid earlier this year in the month of June, and he had been in and out of hospitals.
As per the Indian Express__His, daughter Mallika Dua took to Instagram to confirm the news of his death. “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. 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. The cremation will take place tomorrow (5.12.21) at Lodhi crematorium at 12 noon,” she wrote on Instagram.
Vinod Dua, who was hospitalized with Covid earlier this year, lost his wife, radiologist Padmavati ‘Chinna’ Dua, to the virus in June.
“Mama would not have given up on him or watch him give up on himself. She will guide us to do what’s best for him. My sister and I are okay. We were raised by the strongest,” Mallika had written in an Instagram post earlier.
The couple is also parents to elder daughter Bakul Dua, a clinical psychologist.
news credit: Indian Express
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