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Senior journalist Ravish Kumar resigns from NDTV, has been honored with Magsaysay Award

Ravish Kumar, senior executive editor of news channel NDTV, resigned from his post on Wednesday. Ravish Kumar is counted among the most popular faces of NDTV (Hindi). Ravish Kumar has been awarded the Ramon Magsaysay Award in the year 2019 for his contribution in the world of journalism. Apart from this, he was also awarded the Ramnath Goenka Excellence Award twice. Ravish Kumar, a very popular journalist of Hindi journalism, hosted many programs during his tenure, including Hum Log, Ravish Ki Report, Desh Ki Baat and Prime Time.

NDTV Group Chairperson Suparna Singh said about the resignation of the senior editor of the institute that ‘journalists who influence people like Ravish Kumar are rare. It shows in people’s reaction to him.’ Suparna Singh said in an internal email sent to the media group, ‘Ravish Kumar has been an integral part of NDTV for decades. His contribution has been immense and we know that he will be extremely successful in his new innings as well.

Ravish Kumar was one of the most popular faces of NDTV India. In his reports, he has been raising issues like unemployment, education and communalism. The newspaper ‘The Indian Express’ also included him in its list of ‘100 Most Influential Indians’ in the year 2016.