Poknapham editor, TPC reporter bag state journalist awards


IMPHAL, 13th Nov: Poknapham editor Aribam Robindro Sharma and The People’s Chronicle’s staff reporter Sagolsem Bigyan have been selected for state journalist awards along with six other journalists as the directorate of information and public relations announced the award winners on Tuesday. Aribam Robindro will receive the best editor award in recognition of his promotion of national integration and communal harmony through editorials of the daily. Sagolsem Bigyan has been selected for the award in the field of rural reporting. Earlier, Bigyan had received Manipur Alliance for Child Rights (MACR) award 2017 presented by MACR, and best reporter award on crime against women from gender perspective 2017 presented by Women Action for Development.
Other winners are Naharolgi Thoudang sub-editor Kshetrimayum Meghajit (science and technology); Hueiyen Lanpao staff reporter Ashem Babycha (women and child), senior reporter Laishram Bijoy (health and hygiene), sub-editor Puyam Rameshwar (parliamentary reporting), senior reporter Ratneshwori Goswami (sports) & correspondent Gyanand Naorem (art and culture).

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