Senior Journalist Ravish Kumar is a winner of the Ramon Magsaysay award. He gained massive popularity after hosting numerous programs including the channel’s flagship weekday show Hum Log, Ravish ki Report, Des Ki Baat, and Prime Time.
Recently, Prannoy Roy and Radhika Roy resigned as directors of the NDTV promoter company RRPR Holding Private Limited. And a day after Ravish Kumar, Senior Executive Editor at NDTV India quits the channel putting his papers on Wednesday “with immediate effect”.
According to the mail that is being circulated widely since yesterday, the channel stated that the resignation comes into effect immediately.
“Few journalists have impacted people as much as Ravish did. This reflects in the immense feedback about him — in the ‘crowds he draws everywhere; in the prestigious awards and recognition, he has received, within India and internationally,”
read the mail.
“Ravish has been an integral part of NDTV for decades, his contribution has been immense, and we know he will be successful as he embarks on a new beginning,”
the mail said further.
On November 22, the Adani group initiated the process of acquiring an additional 26 percent stake in the company by launching an open offer that will be concluding on December 5.
Ravish Kumar joined New Delhi Television Network (NDTV) in 1996 and has been associated with its channels since then. He was one of the prominent anchors who hosted several news-based shows on NDTV India, such as Hum Log, Ravish ki Report, Des Ki Baat, and Prime Time. Ravish has been awarded twice with the Ramnath Goenka Excellence in Journalism Award along with the Ramon Magsaysay Award in 2019.
The news of Ravish resigning from NDTV created a buzz over the internet, and people were curious to know the reason for the same. Members took the opportunity and started making memes on the resignation of Ravish.