Prime Minister Narendra Modi has expressed grief over the death of former Rajya Sabha member Chandan Mitra. In a tweet, Mr Modi said that he will be remembered for his intellect and insights. Mr Modi said, Chandan Mitra distinguished himself in the world of media as well as politics. The Prime Minister also expressed his condolences to the family and admirers of Chandan Mitra.
Information and Broadcasting Minister Anurag Thakur has expressed grief over the demise of Chandan Mitra. In a tweet, Mr Thakur said that he was an immensely respected Editor, who led the Daily Pioneer and served as a Member of Parliament. Mr Thakur said that his vast experience and insightful understanding of issues always gave readers a new perspective. He said, the passing away of Chandan Mitra is a huge loss for journalism.