12 April, Chandigarh
Dainik Bhaskar group chairman Ramesh Chand Aggarwal passed away this morning following a massive heart attack while travelling in Ahmedabad, Gujarat.
Survived by three sons, the social activist and industrialist breathed his last at 1100 hrs. The last rites are expected to be performed in Bhopal tomorrow.
The death of the media magnate left a void in the fourth estate.Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh said, in a condolence message, that Aggarwal was a courageous professional, who had been at the helm of many impactful media initiatives in Punjab.
Capt Singh extended his sympathies to the bereaved family, saying no words of compassion were enough to help them bear this tragedy. He prayed to God to give them the fortitude to live through this difficult time.