The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ), the global organisation of journalists representing over 500,000 journalists worldwide, has expressed sadness over the death of Satish Tripathi, a senior journalist with Hindi daily Navbharat Times in New Delhi, India.
Satish Tripathi, Vice President of the Delhi Union of Journalists and Vice President of the All India Newspaper Employees Federation (AINEF) died in a tragic accident when he was crushed by a speeding train on Saturday, July 22. Satish Tripathi, who was also an active member of the Press Club of India, is survived by his wife and two young children.
"We join our colleagues in the Delhi Union of Journalists and the AINEF in mourning the tragic death of Satish Tripathi, with whom we have had the honour of working on several occasions," said IFJ President Christopher Warren. "The IFJ is deeply saddened by the untimely and unnecessary death of Satish Tripathi and we send our deepest condolences to his family and friends."
For further information, please contact Christopher Warren on +61 411 757 668.
The IFJ represents over 500,000 journalists in more than 100 countries