Senior journalist Ravish Kumar quit NDTV, a day after the channel’s founders and promoters Prannoy Roy and Radhika Roy resigned as directors on the board of RRPR Holding Private Limited (RRPRH).
In an announcement through an internal mail within the channel, NDTV said that the resignation was effective immediately.
The resignations mark a definitive turn in the Adani Group’s takeover of NDTV as their grip tightens into the acquisition. The main holding entity of the promoters that owns a 29.2% stake in the media house.
At the same time, three new people – Sudipta Bhattacharya, Sanjay Pugalia and Senthil Sinniah Chengalvarayan – were inducted into the company’s board as directors, a disclosure on BSE said.