The Raabbtaa Foundation in an impressive event honored journalists and photo-journalists and also from social media at the Somajiguda Press Club in Hyderabad. The media persons were awarded for working selflessly for the welfare of society during Covid-19 first and second lockdown. Sobia Juveriya, Founder, Raabtaa Foundation, Uma Sudhir, Senior Executive Editor NDTV, M A Majid, Editor 4-TV Network, Member, Media Advisory Committee and Former Member, Press Council of India, Prof S A Shukoor from Centre for Development of Minorities, Osmania University, and other dignitaries gave away the awards.
Acclaimed photo-journalist from Deccan Chronicle P Surendra, Senior Reporter VS News Gumpula Indira Priyadarshini Yadav, Chairman Hyderabad Deccan News Aijaz Ahmed, Editor Citi India News Mohammed Taqui Hussain, contributing Photo-Journalist PTI Md Aleemuddin, News Editor BBN Channel Mohammed Abdul Mohsin, Senior Reporter Etemaad Urdu Daily Shujauddin Iftekhari, Staff Reporter Munsif Urdu Daily Mohammed Riyasathullah, Senior Journalist Siasat Urdu Daily Mir Mohsin Ali, Senior Staff Reporter Siasat Urdu Daily Mubashiruddin Khurram, Founder/CEO K6-News G Srinivas, Senior Photo-Journalist Times of India Syed Omar, Senior Reporter Rashtriya Sahara Mahbubnagar Abdul Ahad Siddiqui @ Md Ghouse Pasha and others received the awards.
Speaking to BeyondHeadlines, the awarded journalists and photo-journalists expressed their pleasure. They also thanked the Raabbtaa Foundation for recognizing their services during trying times. They also expressed their resolve to work harder and present journalism in a respectable manner in the eyes of the citizens. They asked the citizens to keep away from fake news. They were determined to highlight people’s issues through the media.