Rohit Sardana (Journalist) Wiki, Age, Death, Wife, Family, Biography
Rohit Sardana (22 September 1981 – 30 April 2021) was a rashtravadi anchor and media personality. He had hosted Taal Thok Ke, a debate programme which discusses contemporary issues in India on Zee News. He left Zee News to join Aaj Tak in 2017, and he hosted the debate show Dangal from then on. He was a recipient of the 2018 Ganesh Vidyarthi Puraskar Award. He died due to COVID-19 on April 30, 2021.
Early Life and Education
Sardana had a bachelor of arts degree in psychology. From 2000 to 2002, Sardana completed his academic work to earn a post-graduate degree in mass communication from Guru Jambheshwar University of Science and Technology.
Since 2004, Sardana was with Zee News in the capacity of an executive editor, anchor, news presenter and host for the network's Hindi language programmes. He was a senior anchor at Aaj Tak. Sardana formerly worked with the ETV Network and Akashvani. He hosted a show called Dangal (translation: Arena) on Aaj Tak which featured debate panels.
Sardana formerly produced Karmakshetra, among the first Hindi-language news programmes whose primary objective was reporting, for an Indian audience, the state of political accountability in India. The programme question-answer format focuses on Members of Parliament (MP) with Sardana variously challenging and questioning the MP's using a detailed report of their work. The final segment of the programme culminates with a detailed "report card" on the work of the MP's for their respective constituency in advance of the 2014 Indian general elections.
He died of a heart attack on April 30, 2021, after contracting to COVID-19 a week before to his death.