Datta was recently admitted to the private hospital in the national capital, Noida Media Club president Pankaj Parashar said.
“Senior journalist and a great human being Kapil Datta sir undergoing treatment at a Delhi hospital died today morning. May god give strength to his family and friends to bear the loss. He was like a father figure to many of us,” the Noida Media Club said in a statement.
The cremation is scheduled in the afternoon at Noida”s Sector 94 facility, it said. PTI