Indian journalist and Guardian news assistant Kakoli Bhattacharya dies from Covid-19

Posted by on April 26, 2021 11:46 am
Categories: Global Stories

‘Brilliant and indispensable’ Bhattacharya worked with every south Asia correspondent since 2009

Kakoli Bhattacharya, an Indian journalist who was a researcher, translator, news assistant and friend to Guardian correspondents for more than a decade, has died from Covid-19 in Delhi.

She died on 23 April after being admitted to hospital earlier in the week during a catastrophic second wave of the virus in India that has claimed tens of thousands of lives since it took off in March.

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