Mark Tully

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Sir Mark Tully wiki is the former Bureau Chief of BBC, New Delhi. He "is a leading British broadcaster and writer whose integrity and wide vision has been recognized by the major British award for journalism, the BAFTA DIMBLEBY AWARD. He is accepted as being ‘incomparable’ among foreign correspondents. He has also been awarded the OBE and was knighted recently for his long and exceptionally distinguished career. He has also, quite exceptionally, been recognized by the Indian government for his work in writing and reporting on India for a world audience for over 25 years with the award of the high honour of the Padma Shri Award from the President of India.

"In addition to his political journalism and empathetic portraits of Indian culture in articles and books, notably from the point of view of the poor, he has been presenting a spiritually rooted BBC programme, Something Understood, which has been broadcast every Sunday for almost twelve years in the UK and attracts a regular audience of close to a million listeners and has established a wide and loyal following and a high-profile reputation."[1]


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  1. BBC Sir Mark Tully, organizational web page, accessed May 2, 2012.
  2. Child In Need India UK People, organizational web page, accessed March 23, 2013.