Eminent journalist Sanjoy Hazarika has been awarded the Dr. Jean Mayer Award for Global Citizenship by the U.S.-based Tufts University for his contribution to the north-east of India, initiatives in health and governance, besides advocacy of issues.

The award is given annually to scholars and practitioners who make significant contributions to improving the lives of people in their areas of work and impacting both research and policy.

Previous awardees

The previous awardees include Nobel laureates Amartya Sen and Desmond Tutu.

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