India's LARGEST EVER political poll. Have you participated yet?
  • search

Statesman Awards for Rural Reporting announced

By Staff
Subscribe to Oneindia News

Kolkata, Sep 16 (UNI) The Statesman Rural Reporting awards were today conferred on P K Prakash of 'Madhyamam', Sikander Pareek of 'Rajasthan Patrika' and Pankaj Jaiswal of 'Hindustan Times'.

Mr P K Prakash's article ''Caste of Land and Gambles of the Market'', published in the Malayalam daily Madhyamam, fetched him the first prize for his analytical writing on the impact of land reforms in Kerela.

Sikander Pareek of the Hindi daily Rajasthan Patrika, won the second prize for his article ''Dusting Country Roads'', a well-researched article on the infrastructural deficiencies in rural Rajasthan.

Mr Pankaj Jaiswal was awarded the third prize for his article ''Hungry in Bundelkhand'', published in the Lucknow edition of Hindustan Times. The article was a vivid description of the impact of successive droughts in Bundelkhand.

The award distribution ceremony was followed by a panel discussion on ''Has the Left taken one right turn too many?'', which was attended by Left Front MP Md Salim and social activist Medha Patkar among others.

UNI

For Breaking News from Oneindia
Get instant news updates throughout the day.

X
We use cookies to ensure that we give you the best experience on our website. This includes cookies from third party social media websites and ad networks. Such third party cookies may track your use on Oneindia sites for better rendering. Our partners use cookies to ensure we show you advertising that is relevant to you. If you continue without changing your settings, we'll assume that you are happy to receive all cookies on Oneindia website. However, you can change your cookie settings at any time. Learn more