The 2017 Prem Bhatia Memorial Lecture & Awards

Thursday, August 11, 2017
India International Centre, New Delhi.


The Prem Bhatia Memorial Lecture 2017

‘India at Crossroads. The Future of our Democracy’

Delivered by Mr. Baijayant “Jay” Panda, Member of Parliament


Prem Bhatia Awards 2017:

Outstanding Political Reporting Of The Year

To Manini Chatterjee, Resident Editor, The Telegraph, for her “hard-hitting weekly column taking the ruling party to task for its sins of omission and commission”.


Manini Chatterjee receiving the award for Outstanding political Reporting from S. Nihal Singh


Outstanding Environmental Reporting Of The Year

To K Rajendran, Senior Editor, Kairali TV, for his focus on the crucial issue of climate change, picking its particular impact on the Western Ghats and the Arabian Sea and consequently on the lives of the fishermen of the Arabian Sea.


K Rajendran receiving the award for Environmental Reporting from Rami Chhabra