Doordarshan news reader Gitanjali Iyer passed away on Tuesday. She was 72.
Gitanjali started her career as a journalist in 1970s and joined Doordarshan in 1975. She was an anchor for the Prime Time news bulletin ‘News Tonight’ and anchor in ‘The World This Week’ and ‘The Citizens Charter’ and many other programmes..
Gitanjali retired from the service from Doordarshan in 2005 and started working as a freelance journalist.
Gitanjali was honoured with Padma Shri award by the Government of India.