- Rita Jetinder was a prominent Dogri scholar and a social activist
- She died of cardiac arrest when speaking to the interviewer on TV
- She was also the secretary of J&K Academy of Art, Culture and Languages
A prominent scholar in Jammu and Kashmir died in the middle of a TV show on Monday. Rita Jetinder, a social activist and a Dogri scholar, was on a show on state-run Doordarshan in Srinagar when she collapsed live on TV.
Ms Jetinder died of a cardiac arrest.
Rita Jetinder was speaking to the interviewer when she collapsed .
Rita Jetinder was the secretary of Jammu and Kashmir Academy of Art, Culture and Languages.
Many people expressed their shock on Twitter and Facebook after watching the video.
In January this year, Kerala-based artise Kalamandalam Geethanandan died while performing at a temple in Irinjalakkuda inThrissur district.
A video clip of his last performance, circulating in the social media, showed how the dancer collapsed in front of the percussion artiste with his hands folded. He was rushed to the hospital but it was too late.
58-year-old Geethanandan was performing the classical dance form of Ottanthullal on stage when collapsed in front of the percussion artiste with his hands folded. He was rushed to the hospital but it was too late. A video clip of his performance shows his final moments.