Award-winning journalist Kamal Khan died of a heart attack Friday at his house in Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh. Khan was associated with NDTV for over 30 years.
The 61-year-old is survived by his wife and son. Khan had received the Ramnath Goenka Award in 2010 and the Ganesh Shanker Vidyarthi Award from the President of India.
A day before his death, NDTV’s executive editor Khan had reported on UP elections.
Many journalists and politicians mourned Khan’s death.