Ravish Kumar resigns from NDTV India after Adani group acquired over 29% stake in NDTV Ltd

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Published: December 1,2022 02:34 PM
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A day after Prannoy Roy and Radhika Roy quit as the directors of the NDTV promoter company RRPR Holding Private Limited, Ravish Kumar, Senior Executive Editor at NDTV India resigns on Wednesday

December 1, 2022: A day after Prannoy Roy and Radhika Roy quit as the directors of the NDTV promoter company RRPR Holding Private Limited, Ravish Kumar, Senior Executive Editor at NDTV India, put in his papers on Wednesday “with immediate effect”.



In November 22, the Adani Group, a ports-to-energy conglomerate, decided to make an open offer to acquire an additional 26% stake in NDTV. This will bring the group’s total stake to 55.18%, enough to allow it to take NDTV’s ownership rights. The offer opened for subscription on November 22 and win continue till December 5.



Ravish Kumar joined New Delhi Television Network (NDTV) in 1996, and has been associated with its channels since then. He anchored several news-based shows on NDTV India, such as Hum Log, Ravish ki Report, Des Ki Baat, and Prime Time. Kumar has been conferred twice with the Ramnath Goenka Excellence in Journalism Award.




In September 2019, Kumar won the Ramon Magsaysay Award for “harnessing journalism to give voice to the voiceless”.