Guwahati-based journalist wins Laadli Media award
Guwahati, March 24, 2017: Guwahati-based journalist Abdul Gani was conferred with the prestigious Laadli Media award on Thursday. The 8th edition of the Laadli Media and Advertising Awards for Gender Sensitivity (Northern and Eastern Region) was given to Abdul Ganifor ‘best web feature’ in English language.
The webfeature ‘When All Become One’ focuses on the efforts of a group ofwomen-villagers led by Purnima Devi Barman to conserve the endangered GreaterAdjutant Stork in Kamrup district of Assam. The story appeared in www.nezine.com.
“In hisefforts to highlight the role of women in eco-conservation, Abdul Gani isawarded the Laadli Media and Advertising award for gender sensitivity,” readthe certificate. The award ceremony was held at Chinmaya Mission in NewDelhi on Thursday evening.
The awardcarries a certificate and a trophy. “It’s always great to get your worksrecognized. I’m happy especially because of these wonderful women. They set anexample for thousand others across the country and beyond. I dedicate thishonour to these women. I would also like to thank Purnima Devi Barman for hersupport,” said Gani.