Vikram Joshi was a journalist from Gaziabad, Uttar Pradesh, India. His name came to news headline after he got attacked by a group of men on 20 July 2020 near Vijya Nagar, Gaziabad, UP.
Vikram Joshi Age
Journalist Vikram Joshi was born on Thursday, 15th November 1984 (age 35 years as in 2020). He belonged to the middle-class family of UP.
Vikram Joshi was a Journalist by profession. He was born and brought up in the Hindu family of Gaziabad city of Uttar Pradesh. he completed his schooling locally from his hometown and then did graduation in mass communication. After completing graduation, he joined the local news channel and worked as a journalist.
Family, Caste & Religion
Vikram Joshi was born and raised into the average family of Gaziabad, Uttar Pradesh, India. Not much known about his father or mother. Also, his zodiac sign is Cancer.
Vikram Joshi followed a Hinduism and held Indian nationality. In addition, he was a Hindu brahmin by caste. She spent most of her childhood and teenage with family in his hometown.
Marriage, Wife & Affair
Vikram Joshi was a married person. Also, according to reports, she has a daughter. There is not much official information available about his personal life.
Vikram Joshi Death
A professional journalist was attacked by a group of men near Delhi on Monday night of 20th July 2020. The incident took place when he was travelling on his motorcycle along with his daughters.
Moreover, a group of men tried to stop his vehicle near his home Vijay Nagar, Gaziabad. One of the men shot him in the head during the incident. Also in CCTV footage, it is clearly seen that the group injured him badly and his daughters were screaming for help.
After that, he got shifted to hospital where he took his last breath. The hospital authorities declared him dead as he had got badly damaged with the bullet injury. Moreover, the police also started a detailed investigation after the incident.
According to reports, journalist Vikram Joshi had filed a complaint in Vijay Nagar Police Station by stating some persons sexually harassed his niece and beaten up her brother. But surprisingly, no FIR was registered on them.
The UP police arrested nine accused around the area. Also, two police officer got suspended during the process.
Also, Vikram Joshi’s family protested after the hospital declared him dead and refused them to take the body. Soon after, the Government declared the compensation of INR 10 lakh to Vikram’s family.
The incident took huge place over political parties fight. Many political entities have reacted on the incident on social media. A congress politician Rahul Gandhi slammed Yogi Adityanath’s government by stating “Jurnalsit Vikram Joshi got killed after raising voice for harassment on his niece. Condolence to the brave family. They promised a RamRajya and gave Goonda Raj.”
Facts of Vikram Joshi
An interview by noted new channel ANI, Vikram’s nephew has told “Some boys including Kamal-ud-Din’s son used to eve-tease my sister. It was her b’ day when the incident took place on 20th July. My uncle was coming home with her when Kamal-ud-Din’s son attacked him and shot him.”
After Vikram’s death, Several politicians reacted over the incident including Rahul Gandhi, Priyanka Gandhi, Mayawati and Mamta Banerjee.