Kavita Puri named as trustee of the Victoria and Albert Museum


JOURNALIST Kavita Puri has been appointed a trustee of the Victoria and Albert Museum for a period of four years. The award-winning journalist and radio broadcaster commenced her role at the London museum, which is not remunerated, from July 2. Puri currently works for BBC Current Affairs as the editor of foreign affairs documentary programme, Our World. Her three-part series, Partition Voices for BBC Radio 4, saw Puri documenting stories of the Raj and Asians who lived through the Partition of India 70 years ago, and their impact on Britain today. The series won several awards, including the Royal Historical Society’s Radio and Podcast Award and its overall Public History Prize. Puri also received…

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