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Journalists Rohini Mohan, Arfa Khanum Sherwani Awarded Chameli Devi Jain award


Journalists Rohini Mohan, Arfa Khanum Sherwani Awarded Chameli Devi Jain award
 

Arfa Khanum Sherwani of “The Wire” and Bengaluru-based freelancer Rohini Mohan have been jointly awarded Chameli Devi Jain Award for outstanding woman journalist.

Instituted by the Media Foundation, the award has been given since 1982. Last year, it was awarded to Priyanka Dubey of BBC.

The annual award recognises social concern, dedication, courage and compassion all over India from the print, broadcast and online media category.

Sherwani was chosen for her reporting from conflict situations in Kashmir and Uttar Pradesh and Mohan’s reportage on the NRC exercise in Assam set a new benchmark for investigative journalism.

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