Imphal, Nov 1 (UNI) Manipur Information Minister T N Haokip today presented Manipur Journalist Award 2008 to five journalists on the occasion of Information and Public Relations Day.
A function was held on the premises of the Information and Public Relations directorate here with the Information Minister as chief guest.
Lalmalsawm Sellate, Editor of a vernacular daily Hmasawna Thar was conferred the award for national integration and communal harmony.
Laishram Shamungou of Sangai Express was given the award for public hygiene.
Ng Liklaileima of Sangai Express and S Sonia of Poknapham shared the award for 'Women and Children'.
Freelance journalist Sobhapati Samom was conferred the award for Rural Reporting.
All the awards carried a cash prize of Rs 25,000.
Earlier only one scribe was awarded.
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