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Former fellow wins prestigious Ramnath Goenka Award for Excellence in Journalism

Arijit Sen, a former Reuters fellow 2010-11 and a broadcast journalist with CNN-IBN has been awarded India's prestigious Ramnath Goenka Award for Excellence in Journalism for the second successive year.

Arijit won the Best Broadcast Reporter in the category Reporting from J&K and Northeast. The prize was given by India's vice-President Honb'le Hamid Ansari.

Arijit was given the award for his report on fake/extrajudicial killings in Manipur, a state in Northeastern India and the plight of people caught between rebels and the state.