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Demoted Zee exec Samir Ahluwalia calls it a day

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MUMBAI: After the confirmation of the exclusive news of the demotion of a top Zee executive published in Indiantelevision.com in June this year, his descent was a foregone conclusion.

The exit of Zee Business editor Samir Ahluwalia two months after your portal broke the demotion news has now been confirmed. Ahluwalia today officially called it a day after 19 years of association with Zee Media.

Sources stated that Ahluwalia received several warnings from ZEEL chairman Dr. Subhash Chandra in the past for his connection with the case of alleged extortion of Rs 100 crore from a company owned by industrialist and former MP Naveen Jindal.

In a townhall meeting at Zee a few months ago, the editor was hauled up by Chandra’s confidante, Amit Jain. The latter reportedly reminded Ahluwalia about his job becoming unsafe due to this case.

Ahluwalia had also spent time in Tihar Jail as he is also an accused along with news anchor Sudhir Chaudhary in the extortion case.

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