Renowned Urdu poet and lyricist, Rahat Indori passed away on Tuesday, August 11. He had tested positive for coronavirus and was admitted to the hospital on Sunday. Doctors who were treating him said that he suffered two heart attacks and thus, could not survive.
“He suffered two heart attacks today and could not be saved. He was admitted to hospital on Sunday, after testing positive for Covid-19. He had 60% pneumonia,” said Dr Vinod Bhandari of Sri Aurobindo Hospital.
Rahat Indori was very active on social media. When he was tested positive for coronavirus, he himself broke the news on Twitter. He tweeted and informed his followers about the infection and then asked them to pray for his well being and quick recovery.