Thanthi TV Editor-in-Chief Rangaraj Pandey steps down

Rangaraj Pandey said he wanted a break from his daily routine and also give opportunity to next generation of journalists.

by exchange4media Staff
Published - Dec 12, 2018 8:31 AM Updated: Dec 12, 2018 8:31 AM

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Rangaraj Pandey, who was the Editor-in-Chief of Thanthi TV, has quit from his post, with effect from Monday. Pandey announced his decision to step down in an emotional video, where he thanked the viewers and said that he wanted a break from his daily routine. He added that he also wanted to give space and opportunity to the next generation of journalists.

Pandey, who has 22 years of experience in journalism, began his career with Tamil newspaper Dinamalar. He started the well-known satire column “Doubtu Dhanabalu”, a fictional character who mocks the day-to-day political discourse in Tamil Nadu and pan-India.

His interviews with famous personalities made him a popular television face. He hosts talk show “Kelvikku Enna Badhil” (What is the answer to the question?). Pandey also hosted a prime-time news debate programme ‘Ayutha Ezhuthu‘. He is renowned for his simple and spontaneous questioning style. Pandey, who hails from North India, is a post graduate in Tamil from Madurai Kamaraj University.

 

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