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Editor-in-chief of National Herald Neelabh Mishra dies at 57

Mishra, 57, was admitted to Apollo Hospital in Chennai earlier this month and developed multiple organ failure before a liver transplant could be carried out.

Published: 24th February 2018 11:09 AM  |   Last Updated: 24th February 2018 11:09 AM   |  A+A-

Neelabh Mishra (National Herald)

By PTI

NEW DELHI: Senior journalist and editor-in-chief of National Herald, Neelabh Mishra, passed away today at a Chennai Hospital.

He was critically ill and with complications resulting from non-alcoholic liver cirrhosis.

Mishra, 57, was admitted to Apollo Hospital in Chennai earlier this month and developed multiple organ failure before a liver transplant could be carried out.

Mishra steered the re-launch of National Herald, the newspaper.

Congress chief Rahul Gandhi condoled his death, describing him as one who spoke the truth to power.

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