A outstanding journalist and Managing Editor of Financial Express, Sunil Jain succumbed to covid-19 associated problems at AIIMS on Saturday, May 15.
His sister Sandhya Jain confirmed the unlucky improvement in a Twitter assertion. “My brother, Sunil Jain, passed away this evening after post-Covid complications. He suffered a cardiac arrest earlier in the day, but was revived, and finally passed after another cardiac arrest around 8.30 p.m. The doctors and all medical staff at AIIMS did their best and more. I thank you for standing by us in this dark hour,” Sandhya mentioned.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman, and his a number of colleagues expressed grief upon acknowledging the demise of 58-year-old columnist.
Taking to his official twitter account, Prime Minister Narendra Modi mentioned “You left us too soon, Sunil Jain. I will miss reading your columns and hearing your frank as well as insightful views on diverse matters. You leave behind an inspiring range of work. Journalism is poorer today, with your sad demise. Condolences to family and friends. Om Shanti.”
Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman additionally prolonged condolances.
Several others politicians and journalists inluding The Indian Express Executive Director Anant Goenka, Congress memeber Pawan Khera, and BJP National Vice President Baijayant Jay Panda additionally mourned Jain’s demise.
Sunil Jain started his profession as a marketing consultant conducting market surveys. He then moved to FICCI the place has was in control of the export coverage desk. Soon, he shifted to the sector of journalism. He initially began working as reporter in India Today journal in 1991.
Later, he headed all enterprise and economic system protection for about six years for The Indian Express, after which joined Business Standard as a Senior Associate Editor for about eight years.