Kajol might be removed as member of Prasar Bharti

Kajol was appointed as a part-time member of Prasar Bharti last year but regular absenteeism from the board meetings might get her removed

Kajol is on verge of losing her membership from Prasar Bharti due to regular absenteeism. Media reports suggest that Kajol’s behaviour has irked the board members of Prasar Bharti and they want the membership to be taken away. After missing last four meetings of the Prasar Bharti, Kajol is liable to be removed. The matter is being looked after by Union information and broadcasting ministry.

Falling under the I&B ministry, Prasar Bharti is an independent body that governs public broadcasters Doordarshan and All-India Radio. The board which governs the broadcaster consists of a chairman, an executive member, a member each for finance and personnel matters, six part-time members, I&B ministry’s representative (one) and the Director Generals of AIR and Doordarshan as ex-officio members. The members of this board are given benefits like paid airfare, hotel and travel payment. They are also given an allowance for attending board meetings.

Kajol was appointed as a part-time member of this board in February, last year, A source was quoted by Deccan Chronicle as, “A member is deemed to have vacated office if absent for three consecutive meetings of the board without the consent of the chairman.”

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The report in the daily added that Kajol will be asked for a reason for missing the meetings. After getting a reply from the actress, the board will take a decision.

Well, if Kajol is removed from the position, it would definitely ruin her image to an extent.

A few weeks ago, Kajol was embroiled in a controversy when she posted a photo of her eating meat. It was alleged that she was eating beef but Kajol later clarified it was the case. Now, that this new controversy has stirred, we wonder what will the outcome be. On the work front, Kajol is busy with a movie that with South star Dhanush.


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