‘Really Proud’: Readers Show Love For Santhal RJ Shikha Mandi

More than 170 kilometres from Kolkata lies the Jhargram district – a popular tourist destination with tropical forests and ancient temples. Unlike the capital, it’s neither crowded nor chaotic. People walking with umbrellas and riding on their bicycles to work is characteristic of the city. Most people’s favourite pass time is listening to the radio.

On Radio Milan 90.4, 25-year-old Shikha Mandi is hosting her programme ‘Johar Jhargram’ in her native tribal language, Santhali. She is India’s first RJ who hosts an entire programme in Santhali.

To know more about Shikha Mandi’s story, watch the full video here.

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