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.
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.