Former Rajya Sabha MP, senior journalist Chandan Mitra passes away

New Delhi: Former Rajya Sabha MP and senior journalist Chandan Mitra gave up the ghost on Wednesday night time in Delhi.

He was once 65 and have been sick.


His son Kushan Mitra showed the loss of life on Thursday morning.

“Since it’s already in the market; Dad gave up the ghost overdue final night time. He have been struggling for some time,” he tweeted.

Mitra, who was once nominated as a member of the Rajya Sabha from August 2003 to 2009, had resigned from the Bharatiya Janata Birthday party (BJP) on July 18, 2018. He then joined the All India Trinamool Congress.

BJP chief Swapan Dasgupta expressed his condolences for his shut pal.

“I misplaced my closest friend–editor of Pioneer & former MP Chandan Mitra–this morning. We have been in combination as scholars of L. a. Martiniere & went directly to St Stephen’s & Oxford. We joined journalism on the identical time & shared the joy of Ayodhya & the saffron wave,” Dasgupta tweeted.


“I’m posting {a photograph} of Chandan Mitra and me in combination right through a college travel in 1972. Be at liberty my pricey pal anywhere you might be. Om Shanti,” he added.

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