Former Head of Department of Journalism Department of Makhanlal Chaturvedi University, Prof. Kamal Dixit died on Wednesday in Bhopal. Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chauhan and other senior journalists have expressed condolences on his death.
Former CM Kamal Nath also condoled the death of senior journalist Kamal Dixit. He wrote, “The news of the death of senior journalist Kamal Dixit was received. My condolences to the family, may God grant them a place in their shrine and the family to bear this grief.”
Pro. University family and other senior journalists have expressed grief over the death of Kamal Dixit. Pro. On the death of Kamal Dixit, Director General of Indian Institute of Mass Communication (IIMC) Prof. Sanjay Dwivedi has expressed deep sorrow.
Pro. Dwivedi said that Kamal Dixit will always be remembered for his contribution to journalism. Dixit’s entire life was devoted to value-based journalism and for this he also founded the Valuable Media Reaction Committee. Coming from an ordinary family, Kamal Dixit achieved a place in journalism and media education through his hard work, simple nature and skillful communication arts. During his teaching period, he prepared many excellent journalists. Condoling the death of Dixit, former department head of MCU’s journalism department Pushpendra Pal Singh said that he was a very sensitive journalist and professor. He lived journalism for a long time and then opted for an academic career. From 1996 to 2003, I got an opportunity to work in the Journalism Department at Makhanlal University for about 7 years. During this time I got to learn a lot from him. He believed that journalists working in rural areas also needed to develop an early understanding of journalism. He organized several training workshops to provide proper training to the district towns and zonal journalists.
Pro. Dixit had a lot of experience in both practical and theoretical journalism, which he continued to use. In the last days he used to edit a magazine named ‘Valuable Media’ and was associated with Prajapita Brahmakumari’s media wing.