On the occasion of 11th day ritual (Ekadasha) of Arindam Das, the Odisha Television Limited (OTV) on Monday announced a scholarship after him as a tribute to the ‘brave’ journalist who lost his life in the line of duty.
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OTV’s Arindam Das created a brand of his own in news reporting and his contribution to journalism in Odisha will always be remembered.
I was in school when I used to see him chasing the cyclones, my generation was never glued to the MET department or Radio updates but we would wait to watch Arindam Bhai, Swayam Bhai and Kasturi Ma’am wearing a raincoat or holding an umbrella with a boom. An indicator of the coming disaster.
Pradeep Jena, the SRC of Odisha has penned a heartfelt condolence letter for Odisha's best disaster reporting scribe, Arindam Das who lost his life in the line of duty while covering an elephant rescue operation on Friday
The body of OTV Chief Reporter Arindam Das was consigned to flames at his ancestral village at Raikala in Keonjhar on the banks of River Baitarani on Saturday.
A pal of gloom descended over the Odisha Television Limited’s (OTV) office at Patia in Bhubaneswar on Friday and sadness gripped when the news of the death of daredevil journalist Arindam Das, landed at the channel’s input.
Arindam Das’ untimely demise has left the media fraternity and senior leaders in deep shock. Arindam Das was a journalist who loved challenges. His reportage in adverse situations created his own brand of journalism.
In my three and a half decades in journalism, I cannot remember one occasion when the death of a reporter of a TV channel has become the subject of wall-to-wall coverage, to the exclusion of all other news of the day, for ALL news channels for several hours together.
Arindam Das’ untimely demise has left the media fraternity and senior leaders in deep shock. There are the final visuals before the ill-fated boat on which Arindam was reporting, capsized.
Managing Director of OTV, Jagi Panda while announcing the compensation to the family of the frank and fearless journalist said, "Losing Arindam is a colossal loss not only for me but for our entire organisation. There will never be another Arindam."
Today, Arindam died in a freak boat mishap while covering an operation launched by the ODRAF to rescue a wild tusker which was stranded at the Munduli barrage.
Arindam Das, Chief Reporter of Odisha Television Limited (OTV) died by drowning in the line of duty at Mundali barrage in Cuttack on Friday.