Noted writer Rita Jitendra dies during live show


Srinagar, Sep 10: It was an interview on her life but the end came suddenly for noted writer Rita Jitendra who collapsed while narrating her journey on a live TV show, leaving her friends and admirers in shock. This happened Monday morning when Rita Jitendra, an eminent educationist, was being interviewed on Doordarshan's 'Kashmir channel'.
A renowned artist, writer and social activist, Rita Jitendra, who resides in Jammu, was a guest on 'Good Morning Kashmir' show.
While narrating her journey as a writer, her voice suddenly choked and she collapsed. The hosts of the show appeared in shock when she fell back on the chair and started breathing heavily.
She was rushed to SMHS Hospital where she was declared brought dead. Her body was flown to Jammu for last rites. Governor Satya Pal Malik expressed grief over the sad demise of Rita Jitendra. In a condolence message, he prayed for peace to the departed soul and strength to the bereaved family.

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