Lalit Surjan passes away after brain hemorrhage

Editor in chief of Deshabndhu group Lalit Surjan is no more. He took last breath today at 08.03pm. Group Editor Rajeev Ranjan Shrivastava shared this morning news on his facebook page. On hearing the sad news all team members of Deshabndhu group are in great shock.

He was admitted in a private hospital in Noida due yo brain hemorraghe. The 74 year old editor in chief was in intensive care unit and was on under doctors supervision. He was survived by his wife and three daughters.

He had been the chief editor of the Hindi daily “Deshbandhu”, started by his father late Mayaram Surjan in 1959. He was in Delhi for the last few days for treatment of lung cancer. On Monday, he suffered a brain stroke and died at Dharamshila Narayana Hospital on Wednesday evening, a family member said.

Chhattisgarh Governor Aunsuiya Uikey and Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel condoled the death. “Saddened to hear about the demise of senior journalist and Chief Editor of Deshbandhu newspaper Lalit Surjan ji. His contribution in journalism will always be remembered. I pray to god to rest the departed soul in peace and give strength to his family,” the governor tweeted.

In his message, the chief minister said, “Shri Lalit Surjan was a progressive thinker, writer, poet and senior journalist. I am shocked to learn about his demise. “Lalit Bhaiya carried forward the flame which Mayaram Surjan Ji lit through Deshbandhu against communalism.

Gwalior correspondent of DB live Gajendra Ingle has expressed grief on sudden demise of Lalit Surjan. Lalit surjan was a scholar of literature and a poet. He has been in the field of journalism for more then fifty years.

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