Tripura. Tripura Photo journalist Jitendra Debbarma dies following COVID 19 infection.
Debbarma tested positive for novel corona virus infection as he was admitted to Khumulwng hospital, which is around 25 km away from the State capital city of Agartala, and his conditions continued to deteriorate.
Hailed from Balaramthakur Para in Jirania locality, the soft spoken scribe left behind two minor daughters with other relatives and well-wishers. He was a photo journalist in a local TV channel in Tripura.
Chief Minister Biplab Kumar Deb expressed grief on his death and sympathy to his family members. This is the first case where a Journalist died of Covid-19 in Tripura.