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DD News anchor Neelum Sharma passes away

DD News anchor Neelum Sharma passes away

Senior news anchor Neelum Sharma passed away on 17 August 2019.

A founding anchor with over 20 years of association with India’s public service broadcaster - Doordarshan News (DD news), Sharma played a stellar role in many capacities. Sharma started her career with Doordarshan in 1995. From ‘Badi Charcha’ to ‘Tejasvini’ her path-breaking programmes won accolades including Nari Shakti Award. The veteran journalist was also honored with the Nari Shakti Puraskar by President Ram Nath Kovind in 2018.

About Doordarshan

Doordarshan is an autonomous public service broadcaster founded by the Government of India, owned by the Broadcasting Ministry of India and one of Prasar Bharati's two divisions. It was established on 15 September 1959.

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