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Former FBC Deputy GM passes away

April 19, 2015 11:32 pm

A former Deputy General Manager of Fiji Broadcasting Corporation Devakar Prasad has passed away.

Prasad, who was 78-years-old, passed away at his residence in Auckland New Zealand yesterday.

Prasad’s broadcast career spanned 35 years.

He was the Deputy Speaker of Parliament for five years in the mid 1990’s as a nominee of the former Opposition and National Federation Party, Leader, Jai Ram Reddy.

Prasad was an active community worker in Suva before migrating to New Zealand in 2002.

He is survived by his wife and two daughters.