Guwahati, April 17: The world of journalism has lost a veteran in the field with the passing of Pushp Paul Singh on April 17. Singh, who started the first news portal from Northeast India, died due to heart-related ailments. He was associated with the field of journalism for over 30 years and was a well-known name in the industry.
Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma, express his condolences on twitter.
Deeply pained to learn about the demise of veteran journalist Pushp Paul Singh, who was a well known face of media for 3 decades in the North East.
I offer my sincere condolences to his aggrieved family & well-wishers.
Om Shanti! pic.twitter.com/KZgOAmIiSs
— Himanta Biswa Sarma (@himantabiswa) April 17, 2023
Singh started his career with the Times of India in Tripura and went on to work with other reputed publications such as the Economic Times and BBC. He was known for his coverage of issues related to Northeast India, which often go unnoticed by mainstream media.
The media fraternity is mourning the loss of this stalwart, with many expressing their condolences on social media. Colleagues and friends have spoken of his immense contribution to the field of journalism and how he will be deeply missed.
Singh had been suffering from heart conditions for some time and passed away at around 1 am on April 17. His demise has left a void in the field of journalism, particularly in Northeast India, where he was a trailblazer in bringing attention to issues that often get neglected.
Singh’s legacy will live on, and his contributions to the field of journalism will continue to inspire many aspiring journalists. His passing is a reminder of the importance of recognizing the contributions of journalists who work tirelessly to bring news and information to people, often at great personal risk.
The passing of Pushp Paul Singh is a significant loss to the world of journalism, particularly in Northeast India. His legacy will be remembered, and his contribution to the field will continue to inspire generations of journalists. The media fraternity mourns his loss and extends heartfelt condolences to his family and friends.