TNI Bureau: Veteran Journalist from Koraput District, D. Sankar Rao passed away at the age of 75. He succumbed to Covid-19 during treatment at the Covid Ward of S.L.N Medical College & Hospital, Koraput.
D. Sankar Rao is survived by his wife, 3 sons and a daughter. His journalism career spanned over a period of 20 years after he took VRS from his Government job. He worked with Eenadu and Sakshi Media.
Unfortunately, he was fully vaccinated (double vaccination), but could not survive from the onslaught of Covid-19.
Senior BJP leader Bhrugu Baxipatra condoled the demise of D. Sankar Rao in a tweet.
Saddened at the demise of Senior Journalist from Koraput, Shri D. Sankar Rao, who succumbed to Covid at the age of 77.
He was a guiding force for many journalists in the undivided Koraput district.
My deep condolences to the bereaved family. Om Shanti. 🙏 pic.twitter.com/qOXNt7L4Q3
— Bhrugu Baxipatra (@BhruguBJP) May 8, 2021