Celebrated poet and lyricist Rahat Indori passed away of cardiac arrest after being tested positive for the novel coronavirus. He was admitted to the Aurobindo Hospital in Indore, Madhya Pradesh. He was 70 years old. In a post on Twitter on August 11, 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. 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,” Rahat Indori tweeted.