Veteran journalist Vinod Dua passes away at 67

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New Delhi: Veteran journalist Vinod Dua, 67, passed away on Saturday, he was in an intensive care unit of a Delhi hospital, reported India Today.

Earlier this year, he had contracted Covid-19 and was hospitalised when his condition deteriorated.

A pioneer in TV journalism in India, Vinod Dua worked with Doordarshan and NDTV for the larger part of his journalistic career besides doing shows on other TV channels and online portals.

Taking to social media, his daughter Mallika Dua wrote: “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.”

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