GUWAHATI, June 4
Blogger Rishikesh Rajkumar of Delhi received the Ningor Khuttol (Gift of Honour), 2011 from DILS for his valuable contribution to media, social works and literature through the website. The award was given at a function at Guwahati on Sunday last. The honour comprises a citation and Rs 2,000 in cash.
DILS is a socio-cultural and literary organisation with its head office at Nandangiri, Borbari in Guwahati.
Two others who were conferred on this honour are Uttam Sinha of America for his online contribution to the field of literature and social work and Pratibha Sinha of Guwahati, also for her contribution to the same field.
Rishkesh Rajkumar, co-owner of ‘Bishnupriya Manipuri online’, has successfully given a new dimension leading to a new level of understanding among the fellow beings of his community and others through the blog that has turned out to be a successful medium for the community that has been badly afflicted by the media vacuum for centuries together.
The award-giving ceremony was presided over by Gitiswami Janma Jayanti Udyapan Samiti, 2011 president Sushil Kumar Sinha, and the award was given away by Gitiswami Janma Jayanti Udyapan Samiti working president Col (retd) Bijoy Sinha. Among others, Jyoti Prakash Sinha, cine actor Rabi Sinha and Pupa Sinha were present on the occasion.
Courtesy: Seven Sisters Post