Assam youth bags Forum of Environment Journalist award
New Delhi, Sept. 18 (PTI): Amarjyoti Borah and Bahar Dutt have bagged this year's Forum of Environment Journalist awards for their excellence in environmental reporting.
Borah, hailing from Assam and working with the science and environment journal 'Down to Earth', and Dutt, a CNN-IBN correspondent, were awarded the best print and broadcast journalists during the 4th CMS Vatavaran, Environment and Wildlife Film Festival that concluded here over the weekend.
Each of them were given a cash award of Rs 25,000, a trophy and a citation.
According to the jury, Borah's reporting "were socially very relevant to his area -- the northeast -- and were very comprehensive and well-researched".