Award for Frontline journalist

Print edition : March 04, 2016

Vikhar Ahmed Sayeed.

Frontline’s reporter in Bengaluru, Vikhar Ahmed Sayeed, has been awarded the Nasheman Award in Journalism for his contribution to journalism. The award has been instituted in the memory of the late founder of Nasheman, Usman Asad. The award was given at a special function that marked 55 years of the publication of “The Nasheman Weekly”, an Urdu news weekly published in Bengaluru that has a pan-Indian presence. The jury for the selection consisted of Rizwan Asad, Editor of “The Nasheman Weekly”, and senior journalists of the newspaper. The award was given by Karnataka’s Minister for Infrastructure, Development and Hajj, Roshan Baig, and Deputy Chairman of the State Planning Board, C.M. Ibrahim, at a function at the Press Club of Bengaluru on January 27.

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