Was the first TV journalist to receive Ramnath Goenka award
New Delhi, Dec. 4 (Delhi Crown): Noted journalist Vinod Dua, who was taken ill for past few months, breathed his last on Saturday, confirmed his family members.
The cremation will take place on Sunday at Lodhi crematorium.
Actor-comedian Mallika Dua informed her fans and followers about her father’s demise through social media.
Vinod Dua was an Indian journalist who worked in Doordarshan (DD) and NDTV India.
www.thedelhicrown.com pays homage to the departed veteran journalist.
In 1996, he became the first electronic media journalist to be bestowed with the esteemed Ramnath Goenka Excellence in Journalism Award.
He was awarded the civilian award “Padma-Shri” for Journalism in 2008. Vinod Dua’s wife Dr. Padmavati Dua (also known as Chinna Dua) had died earlier this year during the second wave of Covid-19.