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”.
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.