In Uttar Pradesh, veteran journalist and former Rajya Sabha Member Rajanath Singh ‘Surya’ died in Lucknow today. He was 82. Mr Surya had worked in various newspapers and he was a well-known columnist.
Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has expressed his deepest condolences on the demise of the veteran journalist. He said that Surya was a colossus figure in the area of journalism and it is a great loss for the state and country.
His mortal remains will be handed over to King George’s Medical University in Lucknow as he had made a will to donate his body to the institution.