Governor felicitates journalists with ‘Prof. R.K. Chhibber Journalism Awards’

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Jammu

Governor N N Vohra
Governor N N Vohra

Governor N.N. Vohra presented “Prof. R.K. Chhibber Journalism Awards- Journalist of the Year” to Mr. Sanjeev Pargal, Bureau Chief Daily Excelsior and Mr. Vivek Singh, Principal  Correspondent, Dainik Jagran, in a function organized by Prof. R.K. Chhibber Memorial Trust on Tuesday, the spokesman said.

Complimenting the recipients of the Award, Vohra according to spokesman observed that  the media is a vital organ and has an extremely crucial role in sustaining and strengthening democracy. He urged journalists to be detached, objective and fair and free from political biases while writing on sensitive issues and matters of public importance.

Vohra urged the journalistic fraternity to powerfully project issues relating to  corruption, misgovernance, poverty, illiteracy, safety and security of women and children, upliftment of the rural areas etc. and help the government to effectively disseminate development and welfare programmes as enhancement of awareness would benefit the targeted segments of the population and, besides, promote accountability.f our print and electronic media works responsibly within parameters of positivity and productivity it can be extremely effective in spreading awareness and focusing critical attention on important issues. He said that journalists have an important role which they can play for building a bright future for our country.

“If our print and electronic media works responsibly within parameters of positivity and productivity it can be extremely effective in spreading awareness and focusing critical attention on important issues,” he said and added that journalists have an important role which they can play for building a bright future for our country.

 

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