Corona wreaks havoc on journalists in UP, 13 killed

Uttar Pradesh is still plagued by cases of coronavirus infection. Some parts of Uttar Pradesh, including Lucknow, are currently experiencing a downturn. The number of people dying in the state of Uttar Pradesh (UP) from corona infection has steadily risen in recent days. It has also claimed the lives of numerous journalists in other districts, such as Lucknow.

About ten Lucknow-based journalists have died of Corona in the last few days. In some cases, they died because of a lack of medical care and a lack of hospital beds at the right time. Because of the government’s instabilities, people are dying in the middle of the night in Uttar Pradesh.

There is Vinay Srivastava

Vinay Srivastava, a 65-year-old man, has been diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease. As a result of her work, Corona, a freelance journalist from Lucknow’s Vikas Nagar, became infected. His partial pressure of oxygen in the blood had dropped to 52 over the course of the night. In the absence of a hospital or doctor who would answer his phone, he sought assistance by tweeting Yogi Adityanath. In Lucknow, he was taken to several hospitals by his son Harshit Srivastava, but no one would admit him.

There was no response to his pleas to the Chief Minister. It was too late, despite the fact that the Chief Minister’s information advisor had promised to help. By that time, Vinay Srivastava had passed away. The death of Vinay Srivastava was overshadowed by the political turmoil in India. Vinay Srivastava used to be one of Lucknow’s most prominent and respected journalists.

This is Tavishi Srivastava

Tavishi Srivastava, the political editor of the Pioneer newspaper, passed away on April 18th after a long battle with Corona. It was Tavishi Srivastava’s own lack of treatment that caused him to leave the hospital in the first place. Tavishi had been waiting for the ambulance at home for some time, and by the time it arrived, Tavishi had already passed away. Tavishi begged a fellow journalist to save him from death just hours before he died. Tavishi, a well-known journalist from Lucknow, was a veteran of the field. Professor Kali Prasad, his father, was Lucknow University’s Vice-Chancellor and Chairman of the Department of Psychology and Philosophy. Lucknow’s Aminabad neighborhood was home to Tashi Srivastava. At the same time, Srivastava was well-connected in the bureaucracy and knew nearly all of Uttar Pradesh’s chief ministers.

In the words of Himanshu Joshi,

Himanshu Joshi, a well-known journalist in Lucknow, also died of a corona infection. On the 16th of April, Himanshu Joshi passed away while being treated at TS Mishra Hospital. He had recently been infected with Corona and was receiving treatment. In addition to being a respected journalist in Lucknow, Himanshu Joshi also served as the bureau chief of the UNI newspaper in Lucknow.

Ankit Shukla

He died on April 16th from Corona, at the age of 35, while working for the Lucknow edition of the Hindi newspaper Dainik Jagran. Ankit used to be a law correspondent for Dainik Jagran. Recently, Ankit was admitted to Lohia Hospital due to his deteriorating health. He was then transferred to a ward specifically designed to treat Kovid, where he tragically died as a result of his illness. Ankit’s family includes a wife and a daughter, and both are Kovid positive. Ankit was an outgoing and enthusiastic person. Ankit was an exuberant, up-and-coming reporter. Ankit was also active in the field of social work. Ahimamau, Lucknow, was home to Ankit. For nearly a decade, Dainik Jagran worked in Lucknow.

It was a pleasure working with Pramod Shrivastava

Corona infection claimed the life of senior Lucknow-based journalist Pramod Srivastava, who had just been elected to the Accredited Press Committee of the Uttar Pradesh Headquarters. Pramod Srivastava, a patient at KGMU, died on March 27 as a result of his treatment there. Pramod Shrivastava was 48 years old when he was shot and killed by his own brother. On March 25, Pramod Srivastava was rushed to KGMU in critical condition, where he later died. 25 years ago, Pramod Shrivastava started working in newspapers. When it came time to elect the committee, Pramod Srivastava was one of the most active candidates. Many journalists were discovered to be Corona positive after the election of the Correspondent Committee.

Durga Prasad Shukla

A coronavirus infection claimed the life of another Lucknow-based journalist, Durga Prasad Shukla. It was Durga Prasad Shukla’s job to report on Umar Ujala’s Bakshi Ka Talab area. It had been a few days since Durga Prasad’s fever and breathing difficulties had worsened. He was found dead at home. Durga Prasad is survived by his wife and two children. D.P. Shukla has worked in the newspaper industry for the past 30 years.

Child of Sachchidanand Gupta.

Sachchidanand Gupta ‘Sachch’, a senior journalist from Lucknow, died on April 14 from a coronavirus infection in this Kadhi. Sachchidananda Sachch died as a result of a Coronavirus infection. For many years, Sachchidananda served as editor in chief of Jadid Amal.

Brijendra Patel is the name of the person.

50-year-old journalist Brijendra Patel, who was working for Hindustan’s Agra edition at the time, passed away from Corona on April 19th. Brijendra Patel had a positive Kovid test when his health began to deteriorate. Agra’s SN Hospital received Brijendra, who died there while he was receiving treatment. Originally from Kanpur, Brijendra spent nearly two years serving in Agra, India. At various media outlets including Dainik Jagran, Amar Ujala, and Rashtriya Sahara in India, Brijendra Patel served as a journalist for nearly 25 years.

S. Shivanandan Sahu Sr.

Shivanandan Sahu, a 38-year-old journalist in Kaushambi, died of Corona in the same city. On April 10th, Shivanandan Sahu passed away at the age of 93. Shivanandan Sahu was admitted to SRN Hospital in Kaushambi due to a fever and shortness of breath, but his condition worsened and he died during treatment. Almost all members of Shivanandan Sahu’s family are infected with corona. Shahu Shivanandan was the correspondent for Punjab Kesari Digital in the United States.

Bhavishya Ghosh

Another Bareilly journalist, Prashant Saxena, was targeted by Coronavirus. Prashant was being treated in a Delhi hospital when he died on April 20. Bareilly’s Faridpur Tehsil was home to Prashant. Prashant began his career as a journalist at Punjab Kesari, a regional English-language newspaper. Previously, Prashant Amar Ujala had worked on Prime TV as well. At the time, he was working with a website.

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