New Delhi (NVI): Noted Urdu poet and lyricist Rahat Indori, who was tested positive for the coronavirus yesterday, passed away at Aurobindo Hospital in Indore, Madhya Pradesh today where he was admitted last night.
In a tweet yesterday, Rahat Indori shared the news of his test results, “My corona test was done yesterday after the onset of symptoms of Covid-19, the report of which has come positive. Pray that I should beat this disease as soon as possible.”
कोविड के शरुआती लक्षण दिखाई देने पर कल मेरा कोरोना टेस्ट किया गया, जिसकी रिपोर्ट पॉज़िटिव आयी है.ऑरबिंदो हॉस्पिटल में एडमिट हूँ
दुआ कीजिये जल्द से जल्द इस बीमारी को हरा दूँ
एक और इल्तेजा है, मुझे या घर के लोगों को फ़ोन ना करें, मेरी ख़ैरियत ट्विटर और फेसबुक पर आपको मिलती रहेगी.
— Dr. Rahat Indori (@rahatindori) August 11, 2020
“There is another request, do not call me or people at home. You will continue to get news regarding my health on Twitter and Facebook,” he tweeted.
Indori, an acclaimed Urdu poet from Indore in MP, has also written lyrics of several Hindi film songs. Some of which he has written are M Bole To from Munna Bhai M.B.B.S., Dil Ko Hazar Bar from Murder and many more.
Madhya Pradesh has so far recorded a total of 39,891 cases of COVID-19, including 29,674 recoveries and 1,015 deaths.