Prem Bhatia Award to Raajkumar Keswani ji
TheBhopalPost team is happy to share the good news of its editor and head of affairs Raajkumar Keswani being the chosen one for the prestigious Prem Bhatia Award for year 2010 for the the best reporting on environmental issues. The award will be presented at a function in New Delhi on August 11, 2010. Congratulations Sir from the entire TheBhopalPost Team and its readers!
Here is the official press release:
PREM BHATIA AWARDS 2010
The Prem Bhatia Award for the the best reporting on environmental issues has been given to veteran journalist Mr. Raajkumar Keswani, Editor website The Bhopal Post (www.thebhopalpost.com) for his coverage and reporting of the Bhopal’s Union Carbide disaster. He first forewarned about the impending disaster in 1982 and has been consistently following up the story for the past 25 years after it actually happened .
The Prem Bhatia Award for the best political reporting for this year has been given to Ms. Ritu Sarin of the Indian Express. Ms. Sarin has been recognized for her in depth investigating of key issues and events. These include a series of articles on the impact of the Mumbai terrorist attacks and the influence of the government on CBI operations. Ms. Sarin heads the investigative team at the Indian Express.
Each award carries a prize of Rs. one lakh and a citation .Both awards will be presented at the 15th Prem Bhatia Memorial Lecture which will be delivered on August 11, by Mr. Chandrashekhar Dasgupta at the India International Centre, New Delhi. The theme of the lecture is “Rising China Emerging India and the Rest of the World” Mr. Dasgupta is a former Ambassador to China and an expert on both China and climate affairs. The lecture will be presided over by Mr. Salman Haider , former Foreign Secretary.