One of the earliest and founding members of STAR India has resigned today.

Executive vice president corporate communications Yashpal Khanna put in his papers after a 17-year stint with the organisation.

Khanna was one of the first employees in the STAR India Mumbai office looking after advertising sales before taking on a diverse range of portfolios which included client servicing and corporate affairs and communications.

Khanna confirmed to IndianTelevision that he had quit but refused to give further details.