New Delhi, May 1: Senior journalist Kalyan Baruah of ‘The Assam Tribune’ expired here on Saturday due to Covid.
Hailing from Guwahati, he was in Delhi working for his paper for a long time since the 1990s.
His condition has been grim since last more than a week.
Kalyan was also a former member of the Press Council of India.
He was known to his friends and colleagues as a ‘true northeast man’ for Delhi media.
“Kalyan was indeed ‘our’ man in Delhi,” says one journalist from the region Ninglun Hanghal.
Kalyan’s wife, Nilakshi Bhattacharyya, passed away battling Covid-19 at private hospital in New Delhi on April 30. She was working with Times of India, and was also known for her participation in adventure sports.