Former Doordarshan anchor dies, incident caught on CCTV camera

Kanchan Nath at an Event
Kanchan Nath died due to falling of coconut palm tree on her.

A former Doordarshan anchor and yoga instructor Kanchan Nath died when a coconut tree fall on her. She was returning home from work in Chembur. The 58-year-old collapsed under the weight of the tree.

She was extricated by passers, who shifted her to a nearby Sushrut hospital where she counted her last breath on saturday. The upper portion of the coconut palm tree came crashing in an instant. The incident was recorded by a CCTV of bar, and the video is going viral on internet.

This is the video of the incident took place on Thursday around 8 am.


This is the third incident of the year so far of tree collapse. Local residents blamed BMC. The owner of the bunglow, where the coconut palm tree stood, had paid BMC to cut the 50-year-old tree months ago. After the inspection, the officials decided to trim the tree.


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