Renowned journalist Kalpesh Yagnik passed away in Indore on July 12 at 10:30 pm. Yagnik, who was the National Group Editor of Dainik Bhaskar suffered a massive heart attack at about 10:00 pm at his office. He was immediately taken to the city's Bombay Hospital, but doctors could not revive him.
As per reports, Yagnik was born on June 21, 1963. He joined Dainik Bhaskar in 1998 before which he also worked at Free Press Journal. He was a B. Com graduate.
People like Ashok Gehlot, Rajdeep Sardesai, Rajiv Arora and others have paid their tribute to Yagnik.
Check Ashok Gehlot's tweet
Saddened to know about the untimely demise of @DainikBhaskar group editor Sh. kalpesh Yagnik.. My heartfelt condolences to his family members and friends… May his soul rest in peace.
— Ashok Gehlot (@ashokgehlot51) July 13, 2018
Read Rajdeep Sardesai tweet
दुखद समाचार दोस्तों.. @DainikBhaskar के सम्पादक कल्पेश Yagnik नहीं रहे. उनको मेरी श्रद्धांजली..
— Rajdeep Sardesai (@sardesairajdeep) July 13, 2018
Rajiv Arora sharing his condolences on Twitter
This is a huge loss to the entire media community. Citizens and readers of @DainikBhaskar would miss the articles by Sh. Kalpesh Yagnik. My condolences to the family, friends and well-wishers. I pray for the departed soul. Om Shanti! pic.twitter.com/5JS2H47qAb
— RAJIV ARORA (@rajivarorajpr) July 13, 2018
Yagnik is survived by mother Pratibha Yagnik, wife Bharti, elder daughter Sheran, and younger daughter Shreya. His cremation will take place at Mukti Dham crematorium at about 11:00 am on Friday.