Veteran broadcaster Indira Joseph Venniyoor passes away
- Indira Joseph Venniyoor, Renowned broadcaster, All India Radio veteran, and the first English news announcer of Travancore Radio, passed away at her residence at Poojapura at the age of 94.
- She was the wife of well-known literary scholar and art critic the late E.M.J. Venniyoor, Station Director, All India Radio.
- She is survived by three sons and their families.
- It was in 1949 that Travancore Radio started its first English news service.
- As the first regular announcer, it was Indira Joseph Venniyoor who started relaying the news.