Notable NDTV Journalist Kamal Khan Died of Heart Attack


(1960-2022) Award-Winning Journalist Kamal Khan died of a heart attack. He died in his home in Lucknow on Friday. Khan, who was 61, was associated with news channel NDTV for over 30 years. The journalist’s family said he woke up around 4 am with mild chest pain. Misdiagnosing it as acidity, he took an antacid and went back to sleep. He woke up around 6 am and again complained of chest pain. His wife Ruchi Kumar, who is also a senior TV journalist, called up a family friend who said he would arrive with a doctor. But, Khan died by the time they arrived.

Kamal Khan Death News: Key Highlight

  • Kamal Khan served the media industry for over 30 years
  • He was a postgraduate in English literature
  • He studied Russian language and Philosophy at Moscow University
  • Khan was working with NDTV since January 1995 as bureau chief
  • He was well-known for his unique style of reporting
  • He received Ramnath Goenka Award, Ganesh Shankar Vidyarthi Award 
  • Serving The Supreme is the only main motive of life that can save us from untimely death

Who Was Kamal Khan?

Kamal Khan was born in 1960  in Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh. He did a Masters in English Literature, and later, he pursued a course in Russian Philology (Russian Language and Literature) from Moscow State University, Moscow, Russia.

Kamal Khan had received several awards for service in the field of journalism. He was honoured with The Ramnath Goenka Award in 2010 and The Ganesh Shankar Vidyarthi Award by the President of India.

He married the India TV reporter Ruchi Kumar who is the political editor of the news channel. He started his career as a Russian interpreter in Hindustan Aeronautics Limited, Bengaluru. He then joined a local news channel Amrit Prabhat as a reporter. Later, he joined Navbharat Times as a reporter. After that he joined Dainik Jagran. In 1995, he started working as a reporter from Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh at NDTV news channel. There he was promoted as a resident editor for Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand.

Tribute Paid by Several Politicians on his Demise

Journalists, politicians, and his colleagues paid condolences at the loss of a great Journalist. Among these are Priyanka Gandhi Vadra, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, Jharkhand Chief Minister Hemant Soren who expressed their grief for the irreparable loss of Kamal Khan. 

NDTV itself shared an email that wrote:

“It is a terrible day for NDTV. We have lost Kamal Khan. Kamal Khan’s reportage over the last decades stood out for its perceptiveness, integrity and the way he delivered hard truths with poetic dexterity. He was such a wonderful human being, who touched the lives of those who knew him.”

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Priyanka Gandhi Vadra expressed shock in a tweet saying that it is a shock that Kamal Khan ji is no more. She further explained that she discussed a lot in a meeting with Kamal Khan a few days back. He was the person who kept alive the values of truth and public interest in journalism.

Forsooth Human Life Meant to Do Good With Everyone

Kamal Khan did sheer hard work in his entire life, guiding everyone and making them aware about the incidents that happen around. But he remained unaware about the actual aim of life.

Unfortunately he/others remained ignorant of their purpose of human life. People forget the main aim of life and are busy earning livelihood, getting name and fame but at the end without realizing the truth, they die. Kabir Sahib Ji explained this in one of His couplets-

Kabir, Nahin bharosa dehi ka, 

Vinash jaay chhin maahin |

Swaans-uswaans mein naam japo, 

Aur yatn kuchh naahin ||

Kabir, Swaans-uswaans mein naam japo, 

Vyartha swaans mat kho |

Na jaane is swaans ka, 

Aavan ho ke na hoye ||

What Is the True Intent of Life?

It cannot be denied that to fulfill all basic necessities of life, one has to earn bread but in the entire process of livelihood everyone forgets the main agenda of life that is to attain Moksha by reciting True Mantras. 

In this short human life, due to the absence of knowledge about the soul (Aatm Gyan), by accumulating numerous sins you destroy your human life and die. The men of this world can tell you the method of earning money, but except Gurudev Ji nobody will impart you the knowledge about the soul (Aatm Gyan) i.e. the information about the place from where has the soul come? What is the main goal of a human being? Without acquiring a Guru i.e. without taking Naam Diksha (spiritual instruction), a soul’s human birth is destroyed. 

Nobody will tell this except a Guru. Even if you become a King of the entire earth, you will get an animal birth in future. The cycle of birth and death cannot end without the knowledge imparted by Guru ji and the initiation mantra (naam). 

Who Provides Authentic Mantras at Present?

At present, there is only one Saint Who provides authentic Mantras mentioned in our Scriptures and He is Saint Rampal Ji Maharaj. One cannot die untimely if one takes Naam from Him. The power of True devotion not only heals several incurable diseases but also increases the time span of a devotee. 

Only by taking refuge in Saint Rampal Ji Maharaj, one can receive the benefits of living a longer and healthy life. Get rid of the fear of an uncertain future by adopting the True Way of Worship of God provided by Saint Rampal Ji Maharaj. If you wish to know more about the main aim of human life please download ‘Sant Rampalji Maharaj’ App from Google play store.

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