Imphal, June 13,
Daniel Chabungbam, Sub-editor of Poknapham daily newspaper, is among the 7 best journalists from the North East India who was conferred award by a socio cultural organization ‘Anuperno’ for the year 2019. Among the seven, four journalists are from Assam, one from Nagaland, one from Arunachal Pradesh, one is from Meghalaya
Besides the journalists, a doctor, a sports person, a fashion designer, a beautician, a noted educationist, and an entrepreneur were also honoured for their dedicated service to the society on the occasion.
The award was conferred on June 12, 2019 at a function held at the Conference Hall of Guwahati Planetarium.
The award was conferred to Daniel for his ground report of more than 300 villages of Manipur. The reports covers history, demography, economy, people and their living conditions. The report is published in Poknapham every Saturday since 2013.
He has received Manipur State Journalist Award 2017 (rural reporting) & RK Maipaksana Journalist Fellowship 2015.
Jeet Akoijam, Resident Editor of Imphal Times hails from Singjamei Liwa Road. Has been with Imphal Times since its start. A National level Rugby player and a regular Trekker and Nature Lover, loves spending time in lap of Mother Nature. Jeet is the father of two lovely kids. Jeet can be contacted at [email protected]