New Delhi, Former Rajya Sabha MP and veteran journalist Chandan Mitra passed away late Wednesday night in Delhi, his son Kushan Mitra said. 

“Dad passed away late last night. He had been suffering for a while,” Kushan Mitra tweeted on Thursday morning.

He is survived by his wife and two sons. He was 66. 

He also served the Pioneer as Managing Director till June this year. 

In 2018, he left the BJP to join the Trinamool Congress. 


(EW correspondent)