Neelum Sharma's Death Leaves Twitter Teary-Eyed, Ashok Gehlot, Manish Sisodia and Others Pays Tribute to Ace DD Anchor

Abhishek Yadav

New Delhi, August 17: Renowned Doorsarshan news anchor Neelum Sharma, who passed away on Saturday, had her admirers and prominent personalities pay tribute to her. Doordarshan, India's state broadcaster also paid rich tributes to its famous anchor and wrote in a tweet that, "DDNews mourns passing away of our dear Colleague Neelum Sharma." Sharma was associated with the Doordarshan for 20 years and DD called her a "founding anchor". Neelum Sharma, Veteran Doordarshan News Anchor, Dies; State Broadcaster Pays Tribute.

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Sharma started her career with state broadcaster Doordarshan in the year 1995. Twitter was left teary-eyed after news of her death trickled in on Saturday evening.

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Sharma was known for her work in programmes like Badi Charcha and Tejasvini as an anchor. She was suffering from cancer, said unauthorised reports. "#DDNews stands with the family of Neelum Sharma in this hour of grief," said DD News in another tweet.