Urdu poet Rahat Indori dies at 70
NEW DELHI: Noted Urdu poet Rahat Indori, who lent his voice to the nation-wide protests against a communal citizenship law, died in a hospital in Indore on Tuesday, reports said.
He was tested positive for Covid-19 on Monday, and suffered two consecutive heart attacks on Tuesday.
“He suffered two heart attacks today and could not be saved. He was admitted to hospital on Sunday, after testing positive for Covid-19. He had 60pc pneumonia,” The Hindustan Times newspaper quoted Dr Vinod Bhandari of Sri Aurobindo Hospital.