Sir Mark Tully

MA, OBE, KBE

Subject

History

Fellow type

Honorary Fellow

Position/s

Honorary Fellow, Alumnus 1956 History

Biography

Sir Mark is the former Bureau Chief of BBC, New Delhi. He worked with the BBC for a period of 30 years before resigning in July 1994, having held the position of Chief of Bureau, BBC, Delhi for 20 years. He covered all major incidents in South Asia during his tenure, including the Bhopal gas tragedy and the assassination of Rajiv Gandhi. He won a BAFTA in 1985 for lifelong achievement, and was made an Officer of the Order of the British Empire in 1985. He was knighted in the New Year Honours in 2002.

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