Sunil Jain, a veteran journalist, who had been the managing editor of the Financial Express since May 2013, passed away on Saturday who was languishing from COVID-19, died of a cardiac arrest.
Mr Jain had been admitted to AIIMS on May 3 and was said to be recovering but his faith failed him. A alumni of Delhi School of Economics had been the Business Editor at The Indian Express and held senior roles at Business Standard and The Financial Express.
We lost my brother Sunil Jain this evening to Covid+its complications. Doctors+staff at AIIMS battled heroically, but the demon was too powerful. May Tirthankaras guide his onward journey; deep gratitude to all who stood by us in these darkest days @drharshvardhan @rajivtuli69— Sandhya Jain (@vijayvaani) May 15, 2021
“My brother, Sunil Jain, passed away this evening after post-Covid complications. He suffered a cardiac arrest earlier in the day, but was revived, and finally passed after another cardiac arrest around 8.30 p.m. The doctors and all medical staff at AIIMS did their best and more. I thank you for standing by us in this dark hour,” said his sister Sandhya Jain to his well-wishers and the wider media fraternity.
Many prominent personality like Narendra Modi, Amit Shah and Piyush Goyal, etc. to say the least, mourned the sad demise of the veteran.
You left us too soon, Sunil Jain. I will miss reading your columns and hearing your frank as well as insightful views on diverse matters. You leave behind an inspiring range of work. Journalism is poorer today, with your sad demise. Condolences to family and friends. Om Shanti.— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) May 15, 2021
Deeply anguished over the sad and untimely demise of Sunil Jain Ji, Managing Editor of Financial Express. His passing away is an irreparable loss to the world of journalism. My sincerest condolences to his family, friends and readers. Om Shanti Shanti Shanti— Amit Shah (@AmitShah) May 15, 2021
“Thank you everyone for all the help I don’t even know whom.all to thank Am in AIIMS emergency now So I’m safe hands”, said Mr Jain on 3rd May through his twitter handle, which raised the hope among his well wishers, and Mr Jain was a fighter who fought all these days but the plague is worse indeed.
Thank you everyone for all the help— Sunil Jain (@thesuniljain) May 3, 2021
I don’t even know whom.all to thank
Am in AIIMS emergency now
So I’m safe hands
Let’s pay our respect to the veteran himself, Mr. Sunil Jain, who contributed two decades of his life as a Economics Journalist who started off his journalistic career as a reporter in India Today magazine in 1991, May his soul rest in peace.