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Doordarshan News Presenter of Early Days, Gitanjali Aiyar, Is No More

Web Desk(Tvm)Updated: Wednesday Jun 7, 2023

New Delhi : One of the earliest English news presenters on Doordarshan,  Gitanjali Aiyar, passed away Wednesday, 7 June. She was 71.

Gitanjali  joined Doordarshan in 1971 and received the Best Anchor award four times in her 3-decade-long career.  

Gitanjali graduated from Kolkata’s Loretto College and held diploma from National School of Drama. Se was a news reader at All India Radio before reading news on TV.