Renowned progressive thinker, writer, poet and a senior journalist Lalit Surjan passed away in a hospital in Delhi on Wednesday. Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel has expressed profound grief over the demise of senior scribe Lalit Surjan.
In his condolence message, Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel expressed shock on the news of senior journalist’s demise. Chhattisgarh today lost a great son of the soil. The movement against communalism and inertia which Mayaram Surjan started was carried forward by Lalit Surjan. He never compromised with his values all his life. He knew Lalit Surjan since students life and often got guidance in a political career. He kept a keen eye on politics and had a deep faith in democracy. In his leadership, Deshbandhu gave so many great journalists which made both Madhya Pradesh and Chhattisgarh proud.