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Award for Alok Mehta

Staff Correspondent

BHOPAL: The Editor of Outlook (Hindi), Alok Mehta, has been selected for the Ganesh Shankar Vidyarthi Award instituted by the Makhanlal Chaturvedi National University of Journalism and Communication.

A statement issued here by the University said Mr. Mehta, who would be the first recipient of this prestigious award, was being honoured for his "notable contribution to language journalism". The jury for the award comprised the litterateur Vagish Shukla, former Blitz Editor Nand Kishore

Nautiyal, senior journalist Ramesh Nayyar and Professor of Journalism and Communication at the University of Baroda, Santosh Tiwari.

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