Pabindra Sarma, Kujabala Devi awards declared

Staff Reporter
 GUWAHATI, Oct 10 – The 12th Pabindra Nath Sarma and the 18th Kujabala Devi Memorial Journalism Awards were announced here today.Mamata Mishra, Senior Staff Reporter of The Assam Tribune, has been awarded the 12th Pabindra Nath Sarma Memorial Award for the best investigative reporting on human rights issues while Gagan Kumar Nath, Sipajhar Correspondent of Asomiya Khabor, has been conferred the 18th Kunjabala Devi Award for the best reporting on women’s issues for the year 2016.

The awards, instituted in memory of Late Pabindra Nath Sarma, senior lawyer and freedom fighter, and his wife Late Kunjabala Devi, carry a cash award of Rs 30,000 each and a citation. The awards will be presented at a function to be held at the Bisnu-Nirmala Trust Auditorium at Latasil here on October 14 from 5 pm.

Justice Hrishikesh Roy of Gauhati High Court will be the chief guest, while noted film director Santwana Bardoloi will be the guest of honour at the function to be presided over by Asam Bani Editor Dilip Chandan.

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