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Government of India
Vice President's Secretariat
15-May-2015 20:15 IST
Vice President Confers Pt. Haridutt Sharma Award to Smt. Anurradha Prasad


The Vice President of India Shri M. Hamid Ansari conferred the “Pt. Haridutt Sharma Award” in the field of Journalism, Writing and Social Services to Smt. Anurradha Prasad, Editor-in-Chief, News-24 Channel at a function here today. Addressing on the occasion, the Vice President opined that the Media persons should always do news reporting in an impartial and responsible manner with objectivity.  He congratulated Smt. Anurradha Prasad for her outstanding contribution in the field of Media and said that she has maintained the dignity of Journalistic profession in her professional career.


Pt. Haridutt Sharma was a renowned journalist and eminent writer. In his memory, this Annual award is given in the field of Journalism, Writing and Social Services for the outstanding contribution in their respective field. The Award consists of Cash prize of Rs. 51000/-, Citation, Trophy, Shawl and Souvenir.




Sanjay Kumar/VPI(2)/15.05.2015