Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal on Saturday presented the prestigious Republic Day Journalism Award to noted journalist of the State, Dhirendra Nath Chakraborty. CM conferred the award to Chakraborty at Veterinary College playground in Khanapara, where the central celebration of 70th Republic day took place.
Dhirendra Nath Chakraborty is former Editor of Dainik Asom, Dainik Janambhumi and Ajir Batori group of newspaper. He has been honoured for his lifelong contribution to journalism in the State.
The award carries a citation, a Gamocha, Japi, Sarai and a cheque of Rs. 1 lakh. It was introduced by the Information & Public Relations Department in 2017.