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27 journalists to get Matri Shree media awards this year

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New Delhi, Apr 20 (UNI) Twenty-seven journalists from the print as well as the electronic media have been selected for the prestigious Matri Shree media awards this year.

Prakash Jha's 'Apharan' has been declared as the best movie of the year for the 30th Matri Shree media awards announced today.

Mr M K Laul, General Manager of the United News of India, will give away the awards to the recipients at a function on April 30 at the Russian Cultural centre.

The journalists who have been chosen for the award this year include the Chief Reporter of the United News of India Indiwar Parijat, Senior Correspondent at the Press Trust of India, Harmeet Shah Singh, Mr Dinesh Upretee of Univarta, Mr Naresh Kaushik of Bhasha, Mr Manish Pandey of the Times of India, Mr S Kannan of the Sports special in Hindustan Times, managing director of Sadhna TV channel Rakesh Gupta, Senior Correspondent of Zee news Ashok Singhal, Mrs Sameera of Doordarshan news, chief cameraman of Star News Bharat Raj, Ms Anamika Ratna of Sahara Samay, Mr Neeraj Gupta of Aaj Tak, Mr K M Sharma of Total TV and Mr A K Handoo of All India Radio.

M Jamshed Alam Choudhry has been chosen for the award for his contribution in the field of social service while Mr Raj Khurana has been selected for his contribution to labour services.

Political Editor of the Hindustan Times Pankaj Vohra will preside over the function. Prominent among others who will attend the function is the news editor of Punjab Kesari Mahender Khanna.

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