The President of India, Shri Pranab Mukherjee has condoled the passing away of Shri Arindam Sen Gupta, Managing Editor of The Times of India.
In a message to his wife, Smt. Swati Mitra, the President has said, “I am sad to learn about the passing away of Shri Arindam Sen Gupta, Managing Editor of The Times of India.
Shri Arindam Sen Gupta was a much loved and admired personality in the world of media. Shri Sen Gupta had a long and distinguished career, especially with the Times of India group. During a long and productive career, Shri Sen Gupta made his mark through his writings on a range of issues including national politics, international affairs, popular films and music. He was warm, friendly, approachable and a source of inspiration to the younger generation of journalists.
In his death, the nation has lost an eminent journalist who made significant contribution to establishing new standards for quality journalism in the country.
I pray to the Almighty to give your family and you the strength and courage to bear this irreparable loss. Please accept my heartfelt condolences and convey the same to all members of your family."