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Journalist Mehta no more


Nepalnews
2021 Apr 27, 8:59, Saptari
Photo: Saptari, Rajbiraj Municiaplity Source: Google

Saptari-based journalist Upendra Narayan Mehata passed away on Monday. He was 67.

Mehta was the correspondent for The Public Memo and Sunday Times Hindi newspapers and manager of Purba Pravat.

According to a family source, Mehata had slight diarrhea since Sunday and was taking rest after having breakfast on Monday morning.

A permanent resident of Maleth in Rajbiraj Municipality-9, Mehata was active in the media for two decades.

Mehta had worked as a printing press labourer and was active in trade union since Panchayat and also worked as a newspaper hawker prior to active journalism.

He is survived by his wife, three daughters, and a son.  

According to the FNJ report, till now 8 journalists have died due to COVID-19. 

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