NewsBlaze India Contributor Receives Prestigious Award

NewsBlaze contributor from Northeast India, Nava Thakuria, has been honored with ERDF Award of Excellence 2010 for his contribution to the field of journalism.

The Guwahati based journalist was also recognized for his relentless effort to provide a platform for the aspiring media persons of the region. The Governor of Assam, His Excellency JB Patnaik gave away the award in a glittering function held in Maniram Dewan Trade Centre in Guwahati on June 13.


Seven other individuals for their outstanding contributions to the society were also honoured with the award and they include Prof Abu Nasar S Ahmed of IITG, Dr MLA Rahman of Rahman clinic, Dr AC Kataki of B Barooah Cancer Institute, PJ Baruah of The Assam Tribune, Dr Dinesh Baishya of B Barooah College, consultant psychiatrist Dr Sangeeta Datta and the distinguished social worker Inam Uddin Ahmed.

Others who graced the occasion were Dr SK Choudhury, director of ASTEC, Manirul Hussain of Gauhati Universty, NI Laskar of Central IT College and M. Haque, director of the ERD Foundation.