(Aditya Shaw, Intern Journalist): Kolkata, July 22 (Language) Rohit Basu, co-editor of ‘Uttarbanga Sambad’, died at his residence on Wednesday after suffering a heart attack. He was 59 years old. Expressing sorrow over Basu’s death, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee said in a statement that the journalists were known for their analytical political reporting. The Chief Minister recalled his affectionate relationship with her.

Basu had worked in newspapers like Anand Bazar Patrika, Ekdin, Tara News before joining Uttarbanga Sambad. Here he was serving for about one and a half years. The Chief Minister has expressed his condolences to the bereaved family.

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