PM, Prez express condolence on demise of journalist Shesh Narayan Singh

04:12 PM May 07, 2021 | Team Udayavani |



Veteran journalist Shesh Narayan Singh passed away on Friday while undergoing treatment for COVID-19 at a government hospital in Uttar Pradesh’s Greater Noida, officials said.

The 70-year-old journalist was admitted to the Government Institute of Medical Sciences (GIMS) after being diagnosed positive for coronavirus, a hospital official said.

His demise was condoled by President Ram Nath Kovind and Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

“The news of the demise of Shri Shesh Narain Singh, a senior journalist, who is famous for his ideas, clear expression and kind behaviour, is very sad. His departure is a big loss for Hindi journalism. My condolences to his heartbroken family and well-wishers”, wrote President Kovind on his Twitter handle.


Paying homage to the veteran journalist, Modi in a tweet said: “The demise of senior journalist Shesh Narain Singh ji is very sad. He will always be known for his significant contribution to the world of journalism. My condolences to his family in this hour of grief. Om Shanti!”

Shesh Narain Singh hailed from Sultanpur in Uttar Pradesh. He was contributing to Hindi journalism for the last several years.


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