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Nine scribes bestowed Arvindbabu journalism awards


Nagpur: Economist, journalist, author and politician Arun Shourie handed over the Arvindbabu Deshmukh Journalism Awards to nine seasoned and emerging newshounds. The ceremony, arranged through Arvindbabu Deshmukh Pratishthan, was once held at Vanamati Sabhagruh, Dharampeth, on Friday. Shourie, the multi-faceted character, encouraged the media aspirants to emulate the fearlessness, perseverance and persistence displayed through the awardees, to make the required exchange in nationwide issues.
Former agriculture minister Ranjeet Deshmukh, MLA Ashish Deshmukh and Justice VS Sirpurkar have been the distinguished guests. The ‘Jeevan Gaurav’ award was once conferred on author and editor Suresh Dwadashiwar.

The award for ‘Excellence in print medium’ was once bestowed upon Vijay Bawiskar, editor at ‘Lokmat’. Group editor at News18 Lokmat Uday Nirgudkar was once awarded with the identify ‘Excellence in digital medium’. The award for Marathi language journalism was once presented to Sunil Chawke, from ‘Maharashtra Times’, Delhi. ‘Best crime journalist’ was once awarded to Nishant Sarwankar, of Loksatta and Indian Express.

Vijay Gaikwad was once awarded ‘Best agricultural journalist’ for his exemplary efforts in covering news related to the farmers. Ramrao Jagtap was once presented with the ‘Best E-media journalist’ award. The ‘Best journalist in social media’ was once awarded to NM Joshi. Deepa Kadam, who experiences socio-political issues at eSakal.com, was once presented with the ‘Best female journalist’ award.

Bawiskar and Nirgudkar, on behalf of awardees, stated the badge of honour and expressed gratefulness.

In his deal with, Dwadashiwar mentioned, “Every particular person, like Mahtma Gandhi, will have to practice ‘Satyagraha’. No compromises will have to be made with morals and values.”

Earlier, in his prelude deal with Ashish Deshmukh mentioned, “Journalists who've effectively displayed braveness, conviction and commitment deserve the credit score and appreciation and this award is a way to honour their calibre.” He expressed a sense of gratitude in opposition to a stature like Shourie as he undertook the placement of a main visitor on the match.


The jury individuals for the awards have been Abhinandan Thorat, Abhay Deshpande, Shrimant Mane, Shailesh Pande, Arun Naik and Pramod Mane. Speaking on behalf of the jury, Shrimant mentioned, “Journalists from all over the rustic have been honoured to be able to take care of regional and gender stability.”


The guests for the evening inaugurated a e-book that consisted of a brief advent about the awardees.


(Reporting through Manshika Vaikkath)




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