Veteran Kashmiri radio broadcaster Mahindra Kaul passes away in London

Mahindra Kaul, a veteran Kashmiri broadcaster of Radio Kashmir, passed away on Wednesday morning at his London residence. He was 95.

Known as the first Kashmiri to broadcast in the Kashmiri language, he had started his career in Radio Kashmir, serving as a newsreader. He was also an actor and a programme producer.

In 1955, Mahindra joined Voice of America. He created the Indian Services department on behest of the US Government on the unanimous recommendation of the Indian journalist corps. He organized the content of speeches which Vice President Nixon gave in relation to India.

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