Doordarshan anchor Gitanjali Aiyar passed away

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Doordarshan-anchor-Gitanjali-Aiyar-passed-awayFour times Best Anchor Award winner DD anchor Gitanjali Aiyar passed away.

An Overview of the News

  • She was India's first English woman news presenter on Doordarshan.

  • She was suffering from Parkinson's disease.

  • She joined Doordarshan in 1971 and won the Best Anchor award four times.

  • In 1989, she received the Indira Gandhi Priyadarshini Award for Outstanding Women.

  • Iyer was also known for his appearance in print advertisements and his role in the TV drama "Khandaan" directed by Shridhar Kshirsagar.

About Doordarshan

  • It is an Indian public service broadcaster and was established by the Government of India.

  • It is owned by the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting.

  • Doordarshan is one of the two divisions of Prasar Bharati.

  • It aims to provide informative, educational and entertaining content.

  • Doordarshan has been operating since 1959.

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