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Doordarshan anchor Neelum Sharma passes away
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Doordarshan anchor Neelum Sharma passes away

India Blooms News Service | | 17 Aug 2019, 12:04 pm

New Delhi, Aug 17 (IBNS): Popular Doordarshan anchor Neelum Sharma passed away on Saturday.

She was associated with the state-run news channel for two decades.

Sharma was considered as a strong advocate of women empowerment.

She had won the Nari Shakti Puraskar in 2018.

She had anchored popular programmes like 'Badi Charcha' and 'Tejasvini' on Doordarshan.

DD News mourned her death and tweeted: "#DDNews mourns passing away of our dear Colleague Neelum Sharma. A founding anchor with over 20 years of association with #ddnews, she played a stellar role in many capacities. From 'Badi Charcha' to 'Tejasvini' her path breaking progs won accolades including Nari Shakti Award."