The International Committee of the Red Cross and Press Institute of India have awarded four Indian Journalists for their articles on humanitarian issues.
The first prize of the All India Journalist Competition on humanitarian issues of Rs. 50,000 was presented to Rohini Mohan of The Caravan magazine, at a function held here on Friday. Ramachandrareddy Patil of The Week bagged the second prize of Rs. 30,000 while the third prize of Rs. 20,000 was shared jointly by The Times of India’s Supriya Sharma and The Statesman’s Soma Basu.
Senior journalist and MP H. K. Dua moderated the panel discussion on “Reporting on the fate of victims of armed violence — Humanitarian stories.”
The panel and the jury also included Pamela Philipose, director of Women’s Features Service, Amitabha Roychowdhary, senior editor, Press Trust of India, and M. Gandhi, professor at Jindal Law School.