Urdu poet Rahat Indori dies after contracting coronavirus

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NEW DELHI: Veteran Urdu poet and lyricist Dr. Rahat Indori has passed away hours after contracted positive for the coronavirus.

According to Indian media, Indori suffered two heart attacks and could not be saved. He had 60% pneumonia," Dr Vinod Bhandari said.

Earlier, Indori announced that he had tested positive for the virus.

The poet said that he was admitted in a hospital and requested his fans to refrain from speculation and wait for him to provide update regarding his health. 

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