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Prof Rita Jitendra dies during live telecast on DD Kashir

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Srinagar: Former Secretary, J&K Academy of Art, Culture and Languages, Prof Dr Rita Jitendra on Monday died during a live broadcast of DD Kashir in Srinagar.

Reports said Prof Jitendra, who was a prominent writer and educationist, was speaking in a live broadcast of “Good Morning JK” programme when she suffered a cardiac arrest.

Hospital sources as SMHS hospital said that she was declared dead on arrival at the facility.

Prof Jitendra choked all of a sudden during the programme around 8:30 am while she was speaking to the anchors.

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