Journalist Priyanka Dubey gets Chameli Devi Jain Award

The bilingual correspondent with the BBC Priyanka Dubey has been named for the Chameli Devi Jain Award for an Outstanding Woman Journalist for the year 2018.
The jury honoured Priyanka Dubey for her multi-faceted, investigative and interrogative reportage which took up the burning and complex social and political issues and uncovering the reality underlying them showing them to be layered, complex, and variegated.
The Chameli Devi Jain Award awards women journalists for their exceptional contribution to the cause of journalism upholding standards of excellence through a sustained body of work.
The Chameli Devi Jain Award named after the freedom fighter, Chameli Devi Jain who held demonstrations against the foreign goods on the call of Gandhiji and got arrested. She was Gandhian and spun chakra. She would attend meetings with other women on matters of community reform, like widow remarriage.

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