Daily Current Affairs 2022, Monthly/Weekly Current Affairs | One liner current affairs in hindi

Get the Daily and Latest Current Affairs 2022 on our website. These current affairs are Updated by our specialists and are relevant for all competitive tests UPSC, SSC, IAS, Railway-RRB, UPPSC, and Other State Government and Central Jobs/Exams.

Chandan Mitra, who was the editor and managing director of The Pioneer newspaper as well as a member of the Rajya Sabha, passed away on 02 September 2021.

Senior Journalist and former Rajya Sabha MP Chandan Mitra passes away

Category : Obituaries
Published on: September 03 2021 Share on facebook

·         Former Rajya Sabha MP and senior journalist Chandan Mitra has passed away.

·         He was the Editor and Managing Director of The Pioneer newspaper in New Delhi.

·         Mitra was nominated as a member of the Rajya Sabha from August 2003 to 2009.

·         In June 2010, Mitra was elected to another term in the Rajya Sabha by BJP from Madhya Pradesh.

·         His term ended in 2016. In July 2018, he resigned from the BJP and joined the Trinamool Congress (TMC).

Important facts:

About Rajya Sabha

v  Seats: 245 (233 Elected + 12 Nominated)

v  Chairperson: M. Venkaiah Naidu

v  Secretary General: Dr. Parasaram Pattabhi Kesava Ramacharyulu, IAS; since 1 September 2021

v  Founder: Constituent Assembly of India

v  Founded: 3 April 1952

Recent Post's
  • India to host MotoGP race for the first time in 2023 at Buddh International Circuit

    Read More....
  • ISRO successfully test-fires hybrid motors in Tamil Nadu's Mahendragiri

    Read More....
  • ICICI Prudential Mutual Fund launches India's first auto index fund i.e. 'ICICI Prudential Nifty Auto Index Fund'

    Read More....
  • India's first Dugong Conservation Reserve notified in Thanjavur and Pudukottai districts of Tamil Nadu

    Read More....
  • India's presidency at Asia-Pacific Institute of Broadcasting Development extended for one more year

    Read More....
  • India's longest river cruise will start between UP's Varanasi and Assam's Bogibeel

    Read More....
  • Centre appoints retired Gujarat IFoS officer Bharat Lal as Director General NCGG

    Read More....
  • Bollywood actress Raveena Tandon has been appointed as the state's Wildlife Goodwill Ambassador by the Maharashtra government

    Read More....
  • Former All India Tennis Association (AITA) chief Anil Khanna resigned as the acting President of the Indian Olympic Association

    Read More....
  • Amazon chooses Rajasthan for its first solar power plant in India

    Read More....