Former Doordarshan and All India Radio News Editor Laldingliana Sailo passed away this morning at a Private hospital in Aizawl. He was 76. He was diagnosed with acute leukaemia in April this year and returned to his home city Aizwal after undergoing treatment at CMC Vellore for some time.
Sailo, a senior officer in the Indian Information Service, was inducted as Field Publicity Officer under the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting in the year 1972. His first posting was in Arunachal Pradesh Tawang. After the stints in AIR, Kohima and Aizawl and News Services Division in New Delhi, he was transferred to Doordarshan Kendra Aizawl with additional charge of RNU, AIR, Aizawl. He retired as Director in the Directorate of Field Publicity for Kohima Region.―News On AIR