Odisha Journalist Rakhi Ghosh wins Press Institute of India Award
Rakhi received a Special Mention in the Best Article category for her piece, ‘Unsung heroes’, which published in "The Pioneer".
Insight Bureau: Journalist from Odisha, Rakhi Ghosh was on Friday awarded with the Press Institute of India (PII) annual Special Award.
Rakhi received a Special Mention in the Best Article category for her piece, ‘Unsung heroes’, which published in “The Pioneer”.
She was awarded at a function organised on the virtual mode today.
She had received the award earlier in 2018 instituted by PII.
Rakhi Ghosh brought to the fore a story of four Samaritan friends – Siddhant Panda, Shishir Kumar Behera, Manoj Kumar Tripathy and Kamlesh Kumar Nathani who have been cremating COVID-19 infected bodies in Sundergarh.
Seeing their dedication, the District administration and other organisations have felicitated them for their work.
Earlier, Senior journalist from Odisha Debabrata Mohanty (Hindustan Times) and Delhi-based Odia journalist Chitrangada were also conferred with the PII award.