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.