Senior journalist Neelabh Mishra passes away

India

24 Feb 2018

Editor-in-chief of National Herald, Neelabh Mishra, passed away

Senior journalist and editor-in-chief of National Herald, Neelabh Mishra, passed away today at a Chennai Hospital.

He was critically ill and was suffering from non-alcoholic liver cirrhosis.

Mishra, 57, was admitted to Apollo Hospital in Chennai earlier this month, and developed multiple organ failure, before a liver transplant could be carried out.

Notably, Mishra steered the re-launch of National Herald, the newspaper.

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Rahul Gandhi condoles his death

Rahul Gandhi condoles his death

Congress chief Rahul Gandhi condoled his death, describing him as one who spoke the truth to power.

"An editor's editor. A man who spoke truth to power. An institution builder. On Neelabh Mishra's tragic passing away this morning, my deepest condolences to his family, friends, colleagues and admirers," he tweeted.

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