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AAJU Announces Journalism Award To Five Noted Journalists Of Assam

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HT Correspondent

TEZPUR, April 11: All Assam Journalists’ Union (AAJU) has announced names of five noted journalists of the state Prashanta Jyoti Baruah, executive editor of English daily The Assam Tribune; Wasbir Hussain, chief editor of North East Live; Gautam Sarmah, executive editor of Assamese daily Amar Asom; Pranjal Sen Deka, editor of Assamese daily Dainik Agradoot and joint editor of Pratidin Time, Sonit Kumar Bhuyan for the four prestigious awards.

It is to be mentioned here that AAJU has been conferring four prestigious awards in memory of noted journalist Radhika Mohan Bhagawati, Prafulla Chandra Baruah, Hari Barman and martyr journalist Manik Deuri.

In a press conference held at the office of the All Assam Journalist’ Union here on Sunday, president of the scribe’s body Pankaj Kumar Nath; working president Dhrubajyoti Sarmah and secretary Nakul Talukdar said that executive editor of Assam Tribune Prashanta Jyoti Baruah, who has been providing an incomparable and active contribution towards the media field over the last 38 years has been selected for the Radhika Mohan Bhagawati memorial award while chief editor of North East Live Wasbir Hussain has been selected for Prafulla Chandra Baruah memorial journalist award.

“For Hari Barman memorial award, Pranjal Sen Deka, editor of Assamese daily Dainik Agradoot is selected and the martyr journalist Manik Deuri memorial award will be conferred jointly on Gautam Sarmah, executive editor of Assamese daily Amar Asom.” The selected journalists would be honoured with the awards on May 8 in a special award giving function to be held in Biswanath Chariali.

“Speaker, Assam Assembly, Biswajit Daimary has consented to grace the august event as chief guest while noted journalist Samudra Gupta Kashyap and state cabinet minister Pijush Hazarika will attend the event as special guest,” the event organisers said.

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