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Richa’s Timeline


A cry of joy

I was born on 31st May 1975 in Rewa Medical College, MP. My father
Mr. Harish Badal is a doctor and my mother Rekha is a homemaker. After the birth, my family stayed for some time at a small P.H.C. in UP, Moodhapande.

Initial years

From 1976-1978, we lived in a very small town, Dhanaura in Moradabad district, UP. My education began in Dhanaura. For a very brief period of few months, we were in Moradabad where i studied in Seventh Day Adventist School.


My school days

In 1981, papa was transferred to Jhansi and here the real childhood days began :). I got admission in St. Francis Convent Jhansi, which was and remains till now the most sought after school of the city.

And later in life

I was in SFC. I did my 10th board from here. Then I joined Christ The King College, Jhansi for classes 11th and 12th.

I graduated

I did my graduation in Science from Bipin Behari Degree College Jhansi. Simultaneously, I studied at APTECH computer institute to get a 3 year masters diploma in computer software development.

Delhi door nahin

I shifted to Delhi to complete my computer course. And I started working for SPIC MACAY and then freelanced with DD-National, anchoring the programme called -- Ankur.

My marriage and time in Rajasthan

In 1997 I got married and shifted to Ajmer. Then in 1998 I joined a state level Hindi daily of Rajasthan “Dainik Navjyoti” as trainee journalist.

My little angel born

My daughter ishita was born. In 2001 I returned to Delhi and joined
Pt. Ravi Shankar as his Office Administrator. Also started anchoring with DD sports, ETV Urdu. Selected in AIR FM as Radio Jockey.

And journey as TV anchor started

I joined Zee News as Reporter and started anchoring news. In 2005 I joined Channel 7 as Special Correspondent and News Anchor. In 2007 Zindagi Live started.

Journey continues...



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