New Delhi, April 8: Supreet Kaur a senior TV anchor of IBC-24 left her colleagues speechless by showing exemplary commitment for her job. On Saturday morning the brave TV News Anchor was informed about the death of her husband in a car crash and she completed her job by reading the news on a live bulletin. Also Read - Odisha Seals Border With Chhattisgarh Amid Rise in COVID-19 Cases, Hikes Mask Penalty
Supreet Kaur, a news reader at Chhattisgarh working for a private news channel IBC-24, kept her composure while reading the Saturday morning live news bulletin as one of the stringer called in for details of a fatal accident involving a Renault Duster at Pithara in Mahasamund district. Also Read - ‘Happiest Moment Of My Life’, Says Wife Of CoBRA Commando After His Release From Maoist Captivity
The reporter informed three out of five people travelling in the vehicle died on the spot but didn’t reveal the name of the deceased. For Surpreet Kaur the information was enough to instantly realise that her husband was one of the victim of the car crash. As Kaur’s, husband also travelled from the same route during the same time in a Renault Duster along with four of his companions. Also Read - 10-Day Lockdown Imposed in Raipur Amid Rising Cases, Borders To Be Sealed. Details Here
Supreet Kaur, broke down after stepping out of the TV studio and informed her colleagues. Her colleagues who were shocked to learn the development said, “She is an extremely brave lady. We are proud of her as an anchor, but what happened today has left us in shock”.
For past nine years, 28-year-old Supreet Kaur has been working as a news anchor with IBC-24, one of Chhattisgarh’s most-viewed channels, for the past nine years. A year ago she tied her knot with Harsad Kawade and the couple were living in Raipur.
Soon after completing her job, Kaur left for the accident place. But at her office, her strength and courage are still dominating the conversation.
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A senior editor present in the newsroom when Kaur read out the news flash reportedly said, “Kaur got a sense that it was her husband’s vehicle. She had read the bulletin and only after she came out of the studio, she started calling her family members”.
One of the staffers quoted by Hindustan Times said that the editor and the staffers had come to know that her husband was dead while she was reading the news but they didn’t have the courage to inform her.