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Aheli Moitra, Special Reporter of The Morung Express receiving the award in New Delhi on September 14
Senior journalist and Special Reporter of The Morung Express Aheli Moitra was conferred the Population First- Laadli Media and Advertising Awards 2017 (Regional Awards) for Best Feature-Print Category.
The Special Reporter from The Morung Express was honored for her outstanding effort in highlighting gender concerns for the feature story, “How a Village in Phek District Revived Millets and Became Gender Wise.”
“The Morung Express immensely delighted to announce that our own Aheli Moitra is one of the proud recipients of Population First- Laadli Media and Advertising Awards 2017 (Regional Awards) for Best Feature-Print Category”, tweeted a message from the newspaper’s publisher Akum Longchari.
She was chosen by the jury “For Highlighting the Role of Women in Transforming Agrarian Economies.”
The 9th edition of the Laadli Award was held at United Services Institute of India, New Delhi on September 14.
Aheli was amongst the 82 media professionals honoured for their outstanding effort in highlighting gender concerns from across the country in 13 languages.
The awards were presented by P Sainath, a renowned development journalist, founder editor of People’s Archive of Rural India and Magsaysay Award winner along with other leaders from medial and development sector.
Read the award winning feature in the link below