Another Journalist succumbs to covid, IJU National Secretary Pranab Sarkar extends empathy.
Manik Lal Das, a veteran journalist from Kumarghat sub-division, left the World.
Manik Lal Das was tested Positive for COVID-19 a few days ago.
Manika Lal Das was the president of Kumarghat Press Club.
When his condition deteriorated last Wednesday, he was taken to COVID CARE CENTRE in Kailashahar, and the doctor of Covid Care Center referred him to Agartala.
After being taken to Agartala GB Hospital, Senior journalist of the state Pranab Sarkar, IJU National Secretary and Secretary of Agartala Press Club stood by his side.
Kumarghat Press Club Secretary Tapan Banik in a Facebook post said “When i asked IJU National Secretary & Agartala Press Club Secretary Pranab Sarkar for transportation of body of Manik da, he sent a car.
But the driver of the car refused to carry the dead body of Manik Da as it was a covid positive death.
When informed about the matter, Pranab Sarkar arranged for cremation at Battala crematorium, He also beared the cost of the procedures.
After the procedures, he arranged a car for transportation for son and wife of Manik da to Kumarghat”.
He also added in his post that Kumarghat Press Club is ever grateful to IJU National Secretary Pranab Sarkar.