One of the founding anchors of DD News and Nari Shakti awardee Neelum Sharma died on Saturday, the public broadcaster said. According to reports, she was battling cancer.
A DD News tweet said Sharma was a founding anchor with over 20 years of association with the broadcaster. The anchor of programs such as 'Badi Charcha' and 'Tejasvini' was recently awarded the Nari Shakti Puraskar.
Prasar Bharati CEO Shashi Shekhar offered condolences to the bereaved family members on behalf of the organization. Prasar Bharati Chairman A Surya Prakash also tweeted, "We have lost our 'Tejaswini'."
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